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High-Performance People

Our commitment to our customers is simple, but not easy. We are dedicated to designing customised, innovative products using cost-effective production methods. We collaborate to develop new techniques and efficiencies to manufacture products that exceed our customers' expectations and deadlines.
Tangio Printed Electronics believes in a healthy work-life balance. Our team operates on respect, offering a flexible work schedule, and providing an environment that encourages innovation and rewards with advancement. The long service of many of our employees is testament to their strong sense of responsibility and loyalty to the company.

 

Experienced, Visionary Leadership

Tangio Printed Electronics has a reputation for quality and innovation under the leadership of Robin Jeffries and Yvette Cormier. Together they bring 60 years of experience in technology to the organisation, as well as excellent analytical and negotiation skills. Robin and Yvette have guided the company’s continual growth by building strong relationships with customers, business partners, and industry specialists to successfully launch new product lines.

Robin Jeffries, Co-Owner / President

Robin is a graduate of both the Portsmouth Polytechnic School of Management and the Cranfield Manufacturing Management Development Programme in the UK. He has an innate ability to develop new concepts and make them viable by seeing the big picture.

With over 35 years experience and a vast knowledge of production and screen printing, Robin provides his expertise on a consulting basis to industry equipment manufacturers. Keeping abreast of the latest industry trends and advances in technology, Robin ensures Tangio Printed Electronics utilizes the latest equipment and materials to produce innovative custom-product lines for our valued customers.

Yvette Cormier, Co-Owner / Controller

Yvette is a graduate of Capilano University’s Financial Management Program and remains an active member of the CGA Association of Canada.  As one of the founding members of Sytek Enterprises in 1983, Yvette has applied her formal training and experience in banking, auditing, accounting, and controllership to successfully navigate economic cycles and boost the growth of Tangio Printed Electronics to its current level as an enterprise with multi-million dollar revenues.

Mark Graham, CTO & Head of Development

Mark has over two decades of industry experience in new product development, introduction and adaptation.

Prior to joining Tangio, Mark was CTO and VP of Product Development at Peratech. In that role, Mark was responsible for managing all internal and external product development programs and customer projects, and delivering innovative and disruptive HMI sensor solutions, concepts and materials to the company’s OEM and Tier-1 customers. Over the course of his career, Mark has been fundamental in securing a number of key patent applications and he has continuously pushed the boundaries of innovation, engineering and science.

Mark has a strong mechanical engineering background with extensive experience in printed electronics, sensor applications, manufacturing, product integration and development. Throughout his professional career, Mark has worked in a number of product design consultancies as design engineer and manager for consumer, medical, industrial and automotive products. Mark is based in the UK.

Neil Jarvie, VP Marketing & Business Development

Neil has over 25 years global experience in high-technology business development and major account management from both the semiconductor and touch-sensing markets. 

A graduate of Newcastle Polytechnic in Electronic Engineering he moved into national then international sales management roles of increasing seniority with Rohm Semiconductor in the UK and USA. Eleven years with Cypress Semiconductor in Global Strategic Account management positions saw Neil drive major revenue growth in SRAM, USB and capacitive-touch at key global customers including Nokia Networks, Motorola, Sony & Ericsson. 

In 2011 he moved into resistive-touch with VP roles at Peratech and latterly Interlink Electronics. 

Neil has extensive experience building strategic customer relationships from initial meeting to multi-million dollar annual revenue, and developing global sales and distribution networks through trusted partners in key geographic regions. His knowledge spans multiple markets including Automotive, Consumer & Computing, Industrial, Medical, Home Automation and Power Tools. Neil is based in the UK.

Colin Page, Development & Design Director

Colin has been printing electronics for over 20 years.  He plays an integral part in the research and development of printed electronics for both our facility and our customers’ needs. Colin is responsible for some of the most advanced and widely available implementations of force sensors in the world. 

Liam Jeffries, Production Manager

Growing up on the North Shore, Liam started at the bottom and worked his way up through the production process to where he is now, managing the production team and manufacturing schedule at Tangio Printed Electronics. 

Liam uses his business management certification and an innate knowledge of the equipment and operations within the production process to keep the company agile. Liam is the driving force behind the “rapid” in Tangio’s Rapid Prototyping Promise.

W Louis Tan, Operations & Business Development (APAC)

Louis has over 25 years experience in the semiconductor, power, and touch-sensing markets in SE Asia. His previous roles include staff and consulting positions with Interlink Electronics and Peratech Holdco Ltd. 

With a multi-discipline background Louis manages both the Business Development and Manufacturing Operations functions in the region. Based in Hunan & Shenzhen China, Louis is ideally positioned to support Tangio's rapidly growing customer base in Greater China.

Matt Fitzhardinge, Program Manager

 

Matt graduated from the University of Western Australia Mechanical Engineering program and is a registered Project Management Professional. He previously owned and operated two successful businesses in Vancouver and has a diverse engineering background in manufacturing, construction and oil & gas.

In his previous role as Operations Manager for No Bolt Operations he led design and fabrication teams to produce custom engineered height access solutions. Matt has extensive experience in full cycle project delivery, from sales and project conception through to execution and closure. 

Born and raised in Australia, Matt is now a Canadian citizen and resides in North Vancouver.