J. Palace founded Linear Manufacturing in Colorado Springs in 1997. Linear Manufacturing produces printed circuit boards (PCB’s) for the medical, aerospace, and electronic device industries. Over the last few years, Linear has grown to support the complete Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) market.
By tapping into the highly skilled technical workforce in Colorado Springs, Palace employs some of the best people in the electronic manufacturing industry. Some of his employees have been with Linear Manufacturing since its inception and many have been there more than 10 years. Palace has more than 30 years of domestic and international business experience in sales, marketing, and manufacturing.
His expertise includes the areas of entrepreneurship, finance, law, marketing, general management, consumer products and lean manufacturing. As an accomplished entrepreneur, Palace has been involved in multiple start-up companies as either an owner or key executive.
Palace continues to improve Linear manufacturing by hiring key personnel, and acquiring new equipment and product lines.
With almost 30 years of contract manufacturing experience, Kayne Fevig, brings marked accomplishments to the Linear management team. His immediate goals as Production Manager include streamlining processes and achieving a higher level of productivity.
He works closely with the other managers to ensure alignment between departments and see that best practices are upgraded to the benefit of the overall company goals.
Fevig has a strong personal standard of both internal and external customer service. He has performed almost every job in the contract manufacturing industry including working on the line, wave solder operator, and shipping and receiving assistant.
He worked his way up to Process Engineer at RO-MAR LTD and Engineering Manager at Quality Concepts Manufacturing, Inc.
Scot is a Program Manager at Linear Manufacturing. Utilizing his 30 years of experience in the electronics contract manufacturing business, he serves as Program Manager for existing accounts and new Linear customers.
Throughout his career, he has been given increasing responsibilities and has been rewarded with promotions in various companies including SCI Systems, Sanmina-SCI, Peak Contract Manufacturing, and Actall Corporation.