About the hosts
Co-founder of Thermal Fluid Solutions, Richard Franklin has 25 years’ experience in the thermal fluids sector. He is co-author of the 2011 white paper, Fire and Explosion Hazards With Thermal Fluid Systems and launched the PACT Partner Programme in 2019 to raise the bar in thermal fluid safety. He is an active member of several professional bodies, including the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and the Institute of Chemical Engineers.
CEO of Thermal Fluid Solutions Americas, Marc Gingras has 25 years of experience in management, operation, safety, and performance optimization of manufacturing process. His extensive expertise on thermal fluid systems is frequently used by manufacturing companies, relying on his approach and support, when facing complex and uncommon issues with their systems. His proven track record of problem resolution, restoration of system basic functionality and sustainable improvements is widely acknowledged. His addition to the Thermal Fluid Solutions family in 2019, to provide a permanent presence for TFS in the Americas, lead to the development and launching of the PACT™ PLUS program; providing advanced process controls services dedicated to operational excellence.