Robert Umland is the Manager of Machining Sales and Custom Projects. In addition to his extensive experience in customer service and technical support, he is also a journeyman carpenter. Prior to joining the TEKMILL, he worked as a carpenter and project manager in Boston and Southeastern MA. After moving to Illinois in 2005, he rose to the position of Senior Service Technician at Sony Biotechnology, Inc. (Formerly iCyt Mission Technology). Robert was responsible for installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting complex flow cytometry and cell sorting instrumentation. In 2014 he earned his ASQ CQE (Certified Quality Engineer). Robert is also certified as a Certified Quality Technician (CQT) and Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA).