Steve Barton

Steve has been with Darcoid for 17 years and has 30 years of experience in Manufacturing and Process Engineering. As a Market Director, Steve manages our Heavy Duty Engine Filtration customers. His main function is to work with the customer to determine the proper product design, validation, and production launch. He establishes and maintains relationships within the organization and with current customers including GMs, Directors, Managers, and Engineers as well as a supply base worldwide.

Steve started in the rubber industry as a product engineer on the manufacturing floor, spending more than 10 years designing production tools, and preparing new projects to be run in production. That experience has helped him to work with the customer to generate PCI’s (Process of Continuous Improvement) ideas for cost savings year to year. One of his strengths is his ability to gain trusted relationships with customers and suppliers.

Steve began his career in the Aerospace Industry as a design engineer. Aerospace is where he was introduced to the rubber industry and he has enjoyed the challenges of helping his customers design new products as well as launching new programs. Steve Earned his engineering degree at BYU. When not working, he enjoys kayaking, fishing, golfing, and visiting beaches whenever possible. He also enjoys playing with his grandbabies.