Argonide Corporation has announced that Mr. Raymond Knispel will take over as the company President effective immediately. Fred Tepper will stay on as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, but will concentrate on future technology research efforts.
Mr. Knispel has been a part of the Argonide team for over five years starting as Chief, Integration and Program Management in 2011 and then as Executive Vice President since 2013. During that time he has lead numerous company initiatives to include: ISO 9001:2015 certification, DEAL Product development and commercializing the company’s first ever water biological purifier technology. He is also responsible for day to day operations.
When asked about the promotion, Mr Knispel stated “it is an honor to be given this opportunity to lead the company and steer it into new markets and help commercialize our new technologies. 2017 will be a year of new products, new markets and key collaborations to advance our position as a leader in Biologically Safe Water products.”
Raymond received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautical Studies in 1984 and his Masters of Science Degree in Aeronautical Science in 2007 from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. His career started as a USAF Helicopter Pilot and Instructor before separating for the Space Shuttle Program in 1989. He worked on the program for over 22 years until the Shuttle retired in 2011. During his tenure, Mr Knispel worked in Launch & Test Operations, as well as Project Management. Before departing, Mr. Knispel participated in numerous launch count-downs and lead the team to the first ever “paperless operations” from the control room on flight hardware.
Founded in 1994 by Fred Tepper, Argonide is dedicated to generating great tasting and biologically safe water through its wide range of water filtration & purification products and advanced filtration systems. Our customer focus and lowest total coast approach puts one of the most innovative methods of filtration to work for all your water treatment applications. Argonide’s policy is to achieve and maintain a high standard of quality in all aspects of its operation and to continually meet or exceed our customers’ expectations.
Argonide’s line of pleated water filter cartridges are far more than just another sediment filter. NanoCeram® filters utilize our NASA-derived & patented technology, all designed to satisfy the most difficult needs in water treatment & purification.
Our newest and patented DEAL® technology is a functionalized/improved form of DE (Diatomaceous Earth) with an electro positively-charged alumina coating.