John McLaughlin

Manager, Controls Group

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An electrical engineer by background, John works closely with equipment design specialists to develop high-functioning electrical and process control systems that enable manufacturers to operate and succeed. He leads Ghafari’s Controls Group, an integral part of our Process Engineering team that designs and oversees the installation of mission-critical process control systems.

With over 30 years of engineering experience, John has led the design of electrical and process control systems for some of the most recognizable names in the manufacturing sector, including General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Boeing, Chrysler, Honda, and GE, among others. He specializes in primary / secondary power distribution, motor control centers, switchgears, process utility distribution, security and monitoring systems, emergency power, and lighting systems.

John holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Lawrence Technological University.