Year Inducted / Awarded: 2004
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Mr. Stephen Altschuler is founder and President of Altek Company, Torrington, CT. Begun in 1972, Altek has two divisions, Altek Electronics, a full-service manufacturer of electronic printed circuit board assemblies, and Tech? Products, which develops and manufactures can testing equipment for the food and beverage industry, including customers such as Anheuser Busch and Coca Cola. Earlier in his career, Mr. Altschuler was Vice President of Computer Dynamics (1963-72) and Manager of Quality Assurance for Adage Inc. (1959-63). He served on the Board of Trustees for the University of Connecticut from 1986-93 and is the former Director and Vice President of the Northwestern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce. With his brother, Samuel, Mr. Altschuler established the Altschuler Family Scholarship in Engineering in 1993.