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As Vice President of Operations for the Labconco Corporation, Mark Schmitz is integral in researching new growth initiatives and coordinating product development. He has over 21 years of experience serving the laboratory market with innovative solutions for chemical and biological containment, ventilation, freeze drying and forensics.
From an active and management standpoint, his career-long passion has been equipment design. The wide variety of lab products that Labconco manufactures for the clinical, educational, pharmaceutical and forensic markets have challenged Mark and his staff to understand the obstacles researchers face. Successful lines of products have been the result of finding those opportunities to improve lab safety and efficiency for organizations.In addition to design, Mr. Schmitz manages and develops some key private label relationships. Responsibilities stretch from concept through installation with oversight of Engineering, Quality Assurance and the Service Department.
Mr. Schmitz holds a degree in Thermal and Environmental Engineering from Southern Illinois University and an MBA from Lindenwood University. Having had many rewarding accomplishments, he takes a strong interest in promoting STEM education and careers through high school events on both sides of the state line.