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Guardair Announces Senior Director of Operations and Marketing Manager

Scott BurkinsScott Burkins, Guardair Senior Directior of Operations
Thomas FerraroThomas Ferraro, Guardair Marketing Manager


Guardair Corporation, the largest U.S. manufacturer of OSHA compliant safety air guns and pneumatic vacuums, is pleased to announce Scott Burkins as the new Senior Director of Operations and Thomas Ferraro as the new Marketing Manager.

Scott brings 35 years of experience in the Industrial MRO space. Most recently, he was the Director of Operations and Engineering for Lenox, Stanley Black & Decker in East Longmeadow, MA.

In his new role, Scott will oversee all manufacturing operations. His focus is optimizing production through strategic planning, continuous process improvement, high quality control and safety procedures. “Scott’s track record of advancing operational capabilities by bolstering productivity and implementing quality control will help meet the growing needs of our customers,” said Tom Tremblay, President of Guardair. “We are very pleased to have Scott join our team.”

Thomas joined Guardair in October 2017 with a strong background in marketing technology and digital advertising. Since that time, he has held the position of Digital Marketing Specialist and has been instrumental in Guardair’s on-line success.

In his new role, Thomas will develop and manage strategic marketing programs and optimize omnichannel opportunities in parallel with continuous company growth. “His contributions have helped expand our web presence and web sales,” said  Tom Tremblay, President of Guardair Corporation. “We look forward to the role the Marketing Department will play in our future success as Thomas continues to apply his digital expertise and provides leadership to our Marketing Team.”


About Guardair Corporation

Guardair Corporation is a leading manufacturer of best-in-class industrial Maintenance, Repair and Operations products. Founded over 75 years ago, the Company maintains three distinct brands: Guardair Safety Air Guns & Pneumatic Vacuums, AirSpade, and Allpax. The Guardair brand includes safety air guns, syphon spray guns, compressed air-powered vacuums, and pneumatic accessories. AirSpade is a world-class manufacturer of pneumatic soil excavation tools, and Allpax is the largest manufacturer of gasket cutters in the USA. Guardair Corporation has earned a reputation for durable products that maximize safety, productivity, performance, and operator comfort.  For more information, visit