Certified

ISO 9001:2015

Leading

PM Supplier in Mexico

Leading Provider

of Powder Metal Components

  • 16100 South Figueroa Street, Gardena, California, USA
  • +1 310 366 5999

Certified

ISO 9001:2015

Leading

PM Supplier in Mexico

Leading Provider

of Powder Metal Components

Company

Capstan History.

For 70 years, Capstan Inc. has been making sustainable progress in the powder metal industry and driving positive change on every continent. Capstan strives to deliver the highest quality products for an affordable price in a timely manner. Customers turn to Capstan to help them develop engineered solutions to their products and services. Capstan is one of the world’s leading powder metal manufacturers with a broad range of capabilities, technologies, material solutions, and decades of experience.

Capstan Today.

The company principally operates through its three manufacturing locations – Capstan California (Los Angeles), Capstan Atlantic (Boston), and Capstan Mexico (Guadalajara) – with each location specializing in different segments of the PM industry.

Our passion is in manufacturing, our expertise is in engineering. From startups to Fortune 500s, we provide the capabilities for mass production.

Board Members

Mark Paullin

CEO and Owner
Mark Paullin has been the CEO and owner of Capstan Incorporated for over 30 years and has been with the company for 45 years. With an MBA from University of Southern California and an Economics BS from BYU, Mark has been able to grow Capstan substantially and put us on the map as a leading global powder metal firm.

Bonnie Gonzales

Controller
Bonnie Gonzales first started working for Capstan 45 years ago. Bonnie studied accounting at California State Fullerton and received her BA. Her contribution and leadership have been crucial to Capstan’s success. 

Maria Elena Ruiz Silva

Controller, Capstan Mexico
Chris Doughty has been the General Manager of Capstan Atlantic for over 30 years. Chris graduated from BYU Economics BS and earned his MBA from Harvard. He has overseen the rapid growth and expansion of Capstan Atlantic.

Enrique Barba

General Manager, Capstan Mexico
Enrique started working with Capstan in 1995 after his completion of training at SinterStahl. Enrique has been General Manager of Capstan Mexico for over 15 years and has been crucial to the success. Enrique has an electrical engineering degree from  Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.

Brian Forde

Operations Manager, Capstan California
For 25 years, Brian Forde has helped Capstan expand across the world. He started with Capstan Atlantic in the original downtown Boston facilities before moving to expansion in Wrentham. Brian then moved Capstan Tennessee as the controller for 12 years. In 2017 Brian joined Capstan California to run operations and supply chain structural PM division. Brian has his BA in Business Administration and a minor in Accounting.

Rich Slattery

VP of Engineering
Rich Slattery has been with Capstan Atlantic for over 20 years. His wealth of engineering knowledge has helped Capstan maintain a reputation for quality products. He supports all Capstan divisions on technical questions regarding material selection.

Keoni Kawahara

Operations Manager, Filter Division
Kevin joined the Capstan Team in June of 2018 as a customer service representative and has since assumed the Operations Manager role in the Filters Division. Through organization and attention to detail, he has helped improve Filters’ On-Time-Delivery and Quality. He received a business degree from California State University, Channel Islands with a minor in Social Business.

Chapin Paullin

VP of Sales
Chapin Paullin started working at Capstan in 2012 as an acquisition consultant specifically overseeing Capstan’s acquisition of Rush Metals, Oklahoma. He joined the sales and marketing team at Capstan Atlantic in 2014 where he oversaw the re-branding of Capstan. Chapin moved to Capstan California in 2017 to become the new VP of Sales. Chapin has his BA Economics degree from Westminster College and plans to pursue an MBA in the coming years while balancing his work load.
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