Juan Carlos Bodington is technical advisor for Upcast Oy, Pori, Finland. He is responsible for customer service, plant commissionings, technical support to sales, and R&D. He joined Outokumpu Castform Oy in 1997, where he worked in the technical area. The company re-formed as Upcast Oy in 2006. He has worked in the wire and cable industry since 1987 in technical and management positions for companies that include Phelps Dodge, Alcatel, and Kabelmetal Indonesia. He holds an M.Sc. degree in industrial automation and robotics from the Catholic University of Ávila University, Spain, and an electrical engineering degree from Simon Bolivar University, Caracas, Venezuela.