Tim Kaptein grew up in the metal industry, watching his father run a fabrication shop throughout his childhood. That upbringing shaped Kaptein, who started his own manufacturing company, Innotech Process Equipment, in 2012. The company began in his garage and has now grown to a large facility in Bellingham.
For the most part, Innotech manufactures stainless steel and conveyor equipment for companies within the food processing sector. Though Innotech has shipped its equipment worldwide, its biggest customers within Whatcom County are berry growers and other companies in the agriculture industry. Kaptein works closely with clients to develop the right equipment based on their needs. One of the most rewarding parts of his job, Kaptein said, is solving his customers’ problems.
As more industries are looking to eliminate human labor in production, Innotech has expanded to produce more automated and software-run equipment. Innotech also has added this equipment to its own manufacturing facility. Kaptein said this has been one of the biggest changes in terms of growth.
Excerpt from Business Pulse Magazine – Kyra Planetz
Tim founded Innotech in 2012 after 15 years working in the industry. Innotech has grown substantially since that time while maintaining focus on manufacturing top-quality equipment and delivering stellar customer service and support.
Tracy brings years of business management experience to Innotech. As a company member and controller, she is responsible for all aspects of financial management and government compliance.
Philip has been with Innotech since 2014 filling many positions from estimating and logistics to project management and website development.
Lead Design Engineer
Trevor came to Innotech in 2015 and has completed many projects since then, ranging from simple conveyors to complex processing equipment.
Tim brings over 20 years of shop management experience to Innotech. His dedication and professionalism are reflected in the quality workmanship for which we are known.
Automation & Controls
Roger joined Innotech Process Equipment in the fall of 2018 to head our Automation & Control Department. He brings over 25 years of experience to the company in electrical design, automation programming, and systems integration.
Business Development & Marketing
Greg joined the team in Jan 2022 and is tasked with steering marketing and business development. His diverse sales and marketing background features a range of products and services, including years of experience in the custom metal fabrication and food industries.