meet the team
Get to Know the Leadership Team Behind ThermoFab, a Producto Group Company
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Mark Rauenzahn is the Chief Executive Officer of Producto. Prior to this role he was the General Manager of Sundyne, LLC a highly engineered pump and compressor manufacturer. Under Mr. Rauenzahn’ s leadership Sundyne grew revenue, EBITDA, and diversified the sales into the energy markets.
Before Sundyne, Mr. Rauenzahn worked for Integer Holdings Corporation under various roles from Director of Procurement to Director of Operations overseeing various sites in Malaysia and Ireland. He oversaw product development and manufacturing at the Galway facility and helped them grow revenue substantially at this time. Additionally, he focused on continuous improvement driving operational efficiencies at the site.
Before Integer Holdings Mr. Rauenzahn spent time at United Technologies with roles of increasing responsibility. He started in the United Technologies Operations Leadership Program and held roles as Operations Manager and Commodity Manager. He spent a significant amount of time in Poland and India helping to set up and start operations in those countries.
Mr. Rauenzahn holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from IE Business School located in Madrid Spain.
In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, rock climbing, hiking and spending time with family.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Michael Duquette is the Chief Operating Officer of Producto. Prior to joining Producto, Mike was the General Manager of Trelleborg’s Health & Medical facility in Northborough, Massachusetts, where he provided leadership for their BioPharma silicone molding and contract assembly operations. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Duquette has held various executive operations positions with Life Sciences & Aerospace contract and component manufacturers. He oversaw the profit and loss performance for multiple sites, driving revenue and EBITDA growth through effective customer engagement and continuous improvement efforts. Mr. Duquette has professional certifications in Lean Manufacturing (Lean Master Black Belt), Supply Chain Management, and Purchasing/Inventory Control.
Mr. Duquette holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on materials science and manufacturing from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Mike enjoys spending time with his family, running, hiking, ice hockey, and dabbling in various hobbies such as genealogy and collectibles.
Head of Business Development
Mr. Jason Habib is the Head of Business Development for Producto. Prior to joining Producto, Jason was a Regional Sales Manager for Fives Landis Corp., in Hagerstown, Maryland, where he provided a range of high precision grinding solutions to customers in the automotive, heavy duty, bearing and performance racing industries.
With a career spanning over 30 years, Jason began as a Plastic Injection and Die Cast Mold Maker in Chicago, IL and since then, has taken on different roles within the manufacturing and precision machining industries. He has held machining applications, manufacturing engineering and production management roles in the Aerospace and Cutting Tools industries. Additionally, he has held sales management positions for some of the leading premier machine tool builders in the industry. Within these sales management roles, Jason has worked closely as a key account manager with executive management teams for some of the leading global Automotive builder and Heavy-Duty OEM’s in the world.
With a strong focus on process improvement and efficiency, Jason brings the diverse experience of his solutions-based background with him. His intimate knowledge of customers’ needs gives him a unique understanding and perspective lending to his approach towards the highest levels of customer service. Jason focuses on a long-term strategy for success for his customers rather than a basic solution.
Driven by the success of his customers, paramount to everything else, Jason will be leading the Sales and Marketing Teams within the Producto Group to provide world class customer service and solutions to our many valued customers.
Business Development Manager
As ThermoFab’s Business Development Manager, Cattafe’s extensive experience and proven track record in driving business growth will play a vital role in fostering valuable customer relationships and enhancing ThermoFab’s market presence. In addition, he will bring design services to Thermofab which will help streamline the development and manufacturing process, facilitate the creation of prototypes and optimize product designs for manufacturing, which leads to faster and more efficient production cycles for our customers.
Cattafe most recently served as the Manager of Product Design at Vicarious Surgical in Waltham, Massachusetts where he facilitated the establishment of a design presence within an engineering-dominated environment, developed a mobile surgical robot platform, and engineered & assembled multiple hand controller and mobile surgeon workstation prototypes. With a career spanning over 40 years, Michael has taken on various product development and industrial design roles for various medical device companies. Ranging from developing technology into usable, attractive prototypes and products, to new business development and existing client retention to program management. Michael also holds numerous utility and design patents.