The Hansvedt Service Team Is most qualified and ready to serve you!
The Hansvedt Fast Response ServiceTeam knows EDM. Check out the team members and pay close attention the their work histories. You’ll find no better qualified personnel to service your Hansvedt EDM equipment and all the rest too.

Christopher F. Baskis – President
Chris has over 20 years experience in EDM. He has been involved with all aspects of the industry including management, field service, retrofits, refurbishment, design changes, applications, installations, trade shows, and acquisition of other EDM product lines.He is also an experienced pilot with over 4000 flight hours, IFR certification and 30 years of flight experience. In 1999, Chris founded Arrow EDM as the fastest response parts and service organization in the EDM industry. A.A.S. Electronics Technology, USAF 1973
Experience

  • 1998-1999 Service Manager – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1995-1998Assistant Service Manager – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1979-1995Field Service Representative – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL

Kevin Vail – Service Manager
Kevin is the paradigm of experience in the EDM industry. For over 22 years he has successfully solved problems for EDM shops and factories around the globe. His technical ability is unsurpassed as evidenced by customers such as GE Nuclear, GE Aircraft Engines, ABB Combustion Engineering, Caterpillar, Cummins, Pratt & Whitney, Welding Services, Framatome Technologies, Babcock & Wilcox, Lockheed Martin, Ford Motor Co., General Motors, and hundreds more.
Experience

  • 1998-1999 Applications Manager – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1995-1998 Service Manager – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1984-1995 Assistant Service Manager – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1981-1982 Engineering Assistant – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1979-1981 Field Service Representative – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1977-1979 Assembly Technician – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL

Mike Broga – Senior Service Technician
Mike has 17 years experience in service, installation and sales of EDM systems. He has been involved in all aspects of electronics. His main hobby is amateur radio and he enjoys designing and building low power radio transceivers
Experience

  • 1995-2000 Marketing Manager – Hal Communications, Urbana, IL
  • 1989-1998 Electronics Dept Coordinator – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1981-1995 Service Manager – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1978-1981 Sales and Applications – Hansvedt Industries Inc., Urbana, IL
  • 1976-1978 Mass Spectrometry Dept. – University of Illinois, Urbana, IL