We foster a culture that nurtures innovation, rewards excellence, cultivates leadership and instills values. Our talented and diverse work force is dedicated to providing solutions that deliver profound value to our customers.
|Bob Perkins, President & CEO
Graduated from BCIT Robotics and Automation in ’91 then by ’96 an applied business degree in Golf Shop Management and Operations in San Diego. A 4th generation Campbell River resident, always heading home for a summer of salmon fishing, guiding for Painter’s Lodge for 12 seasons. In the fall of ’96, Bob found his calling when applying for the Automation Technician position at Link Technologies.
Link Technologies changed hands to Aimtronics for 5 years and Bob was promoted to Process Engineering position, at which time the business was sold to Apex Micro Manufacturing. Bob was then promoted to Manager of Engineering and Documentation for 7 years. When Apex Micro Manufacturing move its facility to Washington state, Bob decided to open his own manufacturing facility back in Delta, BC – The birth of Link2 Manufacturing.
Bob has very successfully put together an intelligent team of employees for Link2, along with a growing array of high tech equipment.
|Ashi Chandra-Perkins, Vice President – Director of Business Development
Ashi has been in the Electronics Contract Manufacturing Industry, since 1995 starting with Link Technologies in the stockroom. Over the years, Ashi has had the pleasure of working with both Electronics Contract Manufactures (CM) and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). Her diverse background in the Electronics Industry, as well as Distribution and Logistics has allowed Ashi to draw on her professional expertise to provide solutions to Link2 customers to create mutually beneficial and successful partnerships.
|John Chandra, Supply Chain Manager & Customer Relations
John has been in the electronics industry since 1997. Started off in the industry with Link Technologies. Joined Creation Technologies in 2000, starting as an Manufacturing Assistant Team Leader.Held the roles of Inventory Team Leader and Manufacturing Team Leader on his way to becoming a Program Leader in 2006.John is a BCIT graduate, Electronics Technician Common Core at BCIT and Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics).
|John Morris, Quality Manager
Studying Electrical, Computer Engineering and Robotics and Automation programs at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), John began his career in the Electronics Manufacturing industry in 2005. During his early career, he honed his skills and experience as an Automation Technician at Apex Micro. In his unending quest for self-improvement and along with Link2 Manufacturing’s vision for continuous excellence, John has expanded his responsibilities and has undertaken a management role.
|Kanwaljeet Grewal, Manager of Engineering
Kan studied at the AMIE University in India Education. He has a degree in Engineering and a Diploma in Management/marketing- MBA. Kan brings 30+ years of experience to our team; ten years in R&D for the semiconductor Industry. He spent five of those year working in quality and reliability-(ISO).His impressive commitment to excellence includes 15 years in PCB assembly, documentation and engineering.
|Jason Uyeda, Production Manager
Jason graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in 2005 from the Robotics and Automation program. After graduating from BCIT he started working in the Electronics Manufacturing industry. He has been working in that field for 8 years and has been an automation programmer for 6 years.
|Diana Ortiz-Probstl, Supply Chain Management – Purchasing
Diana is a Purchaser with expertise in pilot Production and Quality Control. In the past 8 years, she has worked with Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and Customer Service within the Electronic industry.Before joining Link2 Manufacturing in 2012, Diana worked for a diverse range of organizations, including Flextronics and Hewlett-Packard. In these roles, Diana was responsible for providing outstanding Customer Service, supporting the production line as part of the Quality Control team and contributing to the continuous improvement process.
Diana varied background in Quality, Manufacturing and Customer Service provided the perfect foundation for Supply Chain Management.
She has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Guadalajara, with majors in Quality Systems and Manufacturing.
|Virna Balangue, Supply Chain & Accounting
Virna has been in the Electronics Industry for the past 12 years. She has worked in various different departments within the manufacturing floor, and this has allowed her to expand her knowledge within this industry. After finishing her Diploma in Administrative Assistant, employed as an Accounting Clerk for 2 years, before re-joining the Electronics Industry. Currently with Link2, Virna holds the role of Accounting, along with responsibilities in Supply Chain.
|Dexter, “Director of Greetings”
Dexter has been with Link2 Manufacturing since he was 10 weeks old. He is always eager and at the door to greet all visitors. And he has allocated himself mandatory play times.