Lancaster, NY; January 18, 2022 – Sealing Devices, Inc., a premier North American seal and gasket manufacturer, announces an executive leadership transition that solidifies the family-run business’s succession plan.

Effective immediately, Elizabeth Galanis-Miller will assume the role of Executive Vice President. In her new role, she will focus on coordinating the company’s Sales and Manufacturing efforts. Today’s customer requirements demand a seamless follow-through from when they place an order to when it arrives on their dock. Excellent customer service and meeting the daily demands has positioned Sealing Devices as a leader in the industry. With an even greater focus in this area, the company is poised to succeed.

To help Elizabeth with her new duties, Marc Ferrara is being promoted to Sales Manager. His new duties will include managing our Outside Sales Team, creating new opportunities, and a stronger focus on expanding Sealing Devices products and capabilities. Scott Brandon will assume the role of Customer Service Manager, reporting to Elizabeth Miller. Dave Kwitowski and Roger Phanthachith will be promoted to Customer Service Supervisors. The combination of these three individuals, plus their knowledge and skills in diverse areas will completely cover all aspects of Customer Service.

Another critical piece to the company’s success is its world-class Operations. Scott Walrath, Director of Operations will continue to lead the operational side of the business. Under Scott’s leadership, the company will place a strong emphasis on efficient manufacturing processes, managing supplier relations, and superior quality systems.

“Sealing Devices is experiencing exciting growth, and it is clearly the result of significant investments in people and capital equipment that we believed would be the building blocks to propel Sealing Devices to be a “Premier Level” company in our industry.” said Terry Galanis, Jr. President and CEO of Sealing Devices. “I’m confident that with our leadership team in place we will continue to provide the best service for our customers and career opportunities for our valued staff.”

These changes ensure the long-term commitment of the company.  For more information about Sealing Devices, visit:

Sealing Devices is a 58-year-old privately held manufacturer and fabricator of gaskets, O-rings, EMI shielding, adhesives, seals, custom molded rubber, and sponge parts. Sealing Devices is headquartered in Buffalo, NY, with additional offices in Rochester, NY, Erie, PA, Colorado Springs, CO, and Melbourne, FL.  They are Veteran-Owned and Small Business & ITAR registered.