May Trade Show Events Schedule

Western States Corrosion Seminar (WSCS) | May 6-8
Phil Eggen & Mike Tachick Exhibiting, Mike Tachick Speaking

Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course | May 7-9
Tim Bechtel and Tony Castillo Exhibiting & Speaking

Southeastern Corrosion Short Course | May 20-22
Tim Bechtel Exhibiting

Mexico Pipeline Corrosion Seminar | May 28-31
Tony Castillo Exhibiting & Speaking

Event Info:
  • May 1 - May 31

Meet The Speakers

Mike Tachick President

Mike Tachick graduated from Michigan Technological University with a degree in electrical engineering, and has been the president of Dairyland Electrical Industries since 2004. He often instructs on topics of over-voltage protection, safety grounding, isolation, and optimizing cathodic protection systems, dealing with such issues as AC faults, AC induction, lightning protection, DC interference, and related code topics. Mike is passionate about serving others and continuously works to ensure Dairyland reflects this attitude toward the industry. Read Bio.

Tim Bechtel Business Development Leader

Tim has been in the corrosion industry since 2009 working as a contractor on projects throughout the United States. These projects ranged from installing cathodic protection systems, leak detection, coating inspection, and coating remediation. In April of 2018, Tim moved over to Dairyland Electrical Industries, which if you don’t know, manufactures devices that improve cathodic protection systems and also address common grounding and safety issues. As a Business Development Leader, Tim, answers questions from around the world that involve issues ranging from decoupling facilities to improve cp systems, addressing unbalanced loads on electric distribution facilities affecting the dairy industry, galvanic isolation in the marine industry, rail issues, and so on. Tim received his bachelor’s from Central Michigan University in 1992 and his MBA in 2019. Tim is a NACE certified CP 2 and a CIP 3. Outside of work, Tim enjoys running long distances and has completed over forty marathons and two ultra-marathons. Read Bio.

Tony Castillo Business Development Leader

Tony joined Dairyland Electrical Industries, the world’s leading manufacturer of solid-stat decoupling products used to isolate cathodically protected structures from grounding systems, in 2014 as Electrical Design Engineer where he focused on new product design, product research, product testing, and application support. Recently, he transitioned to Business Development with a focus on international markets. When not in the office, Tony enjoys road and mountain biking, time with family and anything related with cars. Read Bio.

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