Raul Escontrias is the North American pipeline account manager for John Crane based in Houston, Texas. He joined John Crane in 1999 and has more than 22 years of technical field expertise. He holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering from Texas A&M University.

John L. Morton is a senior product marketing manager at John Crane based in Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom. He is chairman of the European Sealing Association and has represented the sealing industry at the World Trade Organization and participated in a European Union trade delegation. For more information, visit johncrane.com.