Steve Lowery has worked in manufacturing over 25 years, and is currently Vice President, Director of Sales, for Tower Oil & Technology Co. in Chicago, Illinois, and prior a Metal Stamping Specialist and Field Sales Engineer. His past responsibilities have included Tool & Die Maker, Design Engineer, Engineering Manager, and Plant Manager at various companies. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University, and a M.B.A. from Northern Illinois University. By using hands-on expertise related to equipment and manufacturing processes, Steve is able to relate to all levels of manufacturing to help companies realize cost reductions, increased productivity, environmental impact, and improved quality. Steve has been published in numerous trade magazines, and has been a featured speaker at Fabtech and Metalform conferences on Drawing & Stamping Lubricants and Applications.