Daniel Fillenwarth

Daniel Fillenwarth

Daniel Fillenwarth

Global Director, Safety

Dan Fillenwarth was named global director, safety in 2014 to lead the company's efforts in employee safety and environmental compliance. He joined the company in 1985 and has extensive experience in all aspects of coating application, engineering, safety and business management. Fillenwarth was most recently operations director for the company's aviation coating services business with accountability for plant operations in California, Indiana and Maine. Plant management roles have included aviation thermal spray and electron beam physical vapor deposition coating services and thermal spray powder manufacturing. In addition, Fillenwarth led the safety integration efforts when Praxair acquired Sermatech International—its largest and most complex acquisition to date. He holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and a master of business administration degree from Indiana University.