From its inception in Toronto, Canada by the two founders in 1989, Tekran® has steadily expanded its staff, capabilities, and facilities locations. Beyond Toronto, we have offices in Knoxville, TN, Seattle, WA, and manufacturing and administrative support in Shoreview, MN. We have also expanded our global reach with key partners who represent Tekran® in Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and Australia. The success of our company is a direct result of the quality of our technology, our personnel, and commitment to our customers. Tekran® remains focused exclusively on production of instrumentation for mercury measurement and the attendant support services. Our core development team of engineers, chemists and project managers has over a decade or more of experience in their respective fields. Below are some of the key personnel in the Tekran® family.

Karl Wilber

General Manager & Executive Vice President

Mr. Wilber, PE, has been in the consulting engineering and environmental equipment business for more than 35 years. As the leader at Tekran, he is responsible for strategic planning, budgeting, operations and steering the company forward.

Diana Babi

Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Babi has been a key member of the Tekran® team since 1998. Her current focus is method development, materials research, and instrument evaluation of our laboratory product line. Dr. Babi provides critical feedback during the instrument development process to assure that our instruments run smoothly and are easy to operate and service.

Gabe Eiras

Director of Operations

Mr. Eiras has been with the company almost since its inception and is a key figure of the company’s success. As a trained and skilled engineer, he oversees assembly of all product lines from the research stage to commercialization. He is also responsible for product quality and our repair service team for ambient and laboratory product lines.

Eric Prestbo

Chief Scientist

Dr. Prestbo has been an environmental mercury researcher since 1993 with numerous authored or co-authored scientific publications. His focus is on strategic international opportunities, emerging technology and the laboratory and air monitoring instruments. As former chair of the NADP program, he is recognized internationally in key areas of ambient mercury research and monitoring.

Rick Smith

Operations Manager – Knoxville

Mr. Smith has been with Tekran® for 5 years. He is responsible for the operations of the Knoxville office, including integration, installation, and support of the Hg-CEM product line in North America.