Senior VP - Technical Director - TECO
Mr. Christopher Hoyle has been in the glass industry since 1980, joining Toledo Engineering Co., Inc. in 2000 as Assistant Technical Director (2000-2004), Technical Director (2004-2011), VP-Technical Director (2011-2017), and currently serves as the Senior VP-Technical Director (2017-present). He is responsible for the design and specification of glass melting furnaces and the development and implementation of new technology. He is actively involved in the application of mathematical methods to improve furnace design and operations analysis for process optimization. Chris’s experience includes all types of glass furnaces and conditioning systems.
Chris is a graduate of The University of Nottingham in the UK, where he received a bachelor’s degree with honors in Chemical Engineering. Chris is a Chartered Energy Engineer, member of the Energy Institute and Society of Glass Technology.
Prior to joining TECO, Chris was Contracts Manager at KTG Systems, Inc., Engineering Manager at Frazier-Simplex, Inc., and Chief Systems Engineer at King, Taudevin & Gregson, Ltd. in the UK. Before joining the glass industry, he worked for GR-Stein Refractories, Ltd. as a Fuel Engineer.
BSc (Honors) Chemical Engineering at Nottingham University in the UK
Years with TECO