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KIC Appoints Accomplished Engineering Manager

Jul 26, 2017

Ryan Wilshusen engineering manager.

Ryan Wilshusen engineering manager.

KIC today announced the appointment of Ryan Wilshusen as its engineering manager. He joins the company with more than 16 years of experience as an electrical engineer with respected companies, such as HP, and various industries, including medical, industrial, aviation and consumer.

An accomplished, experienced engineering executive, Wilshusen brings a solid background in product design, development and manufacturing, and a firm grasp of developing solutions for high and low volumes within cost constraints. He has strong management capabilities with a consistent track record of anticipating consequences of new designs, initiating solutions, and completing specifications on the first attempt.

Wilshusen is detail-driven with outstanding communication skills and proven success of managing up and down, and interfacing with peers, customers and third-party vendors. He is technically capable of electrical, mechanical, software and test architecture, design, and review. Wilshusen holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California.

Move toward the future of line connectivity, flexible production, process transparency, machine learning and real-time insight. For more information about KIC, visit www.kicthermal.com.


Based in San Diego, KIC is the industry leader in automated thermal process tools and systems for reflow, wave, curing and semiconductor thermal processes. The company pioneered the development of oven profilers and process optimization tools, and then worked to create the next generation of thermal systems to help manufacturers improve the thermal process quality while reducing cost.

KIC products include the KIC SPS, K2, X5, KICstart2, ProBot, 24/7 Wave and the KIC RPI. With the introduction of cutting edge tools, the company continues to stay on the leading edge of process optimization and automatic thermal process systems, and has won numerous industry awards.

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