Archive: May 2024

Tony Feithen – Processing Coordinator

Tony Feithen is the Processing Coordinator in Marseilles, IL.

Tony Feithen, a name synonymous with dedication and perseverance, has carved an inspiring path within our company. Starting from as a Saw Operator, Tony’s journey is a testament to the possibilities within our organization for those willing to work hard and seize opportunities.

Tony’s journey began in October 2008 where he brought knowledge and experience as a saw/crane operator from another service center. Over the years, he became proficient in almost all of the machines in the processing department, from the CNC plasma to the automated saws, showcasing his versatility and commitment to mastering his craft. His dedication didn’t go unnoticed, leading to his promotion to Second Shift Supervisor in November 2021.

As a supervisor, Tony excelled in his role, demonstrating exceptional organizational skills and a keen eye for quality control. He mentored new hires and efficiently managed shift employees, ensuring smooth operations during his tenure.

“Every day was different and presented new challenges.”

But Tony’s ambition didn’t stop there. In April 2024, Tony reached another milestone in his career by assuming the role of Processing Coordinator. His transition was seamless, thanks to his extensive experience and training. Notably, Tony’s journey wasn’t without challenges, but his determination and resilience propelled him forward.

Career Growth

In his current role, Tony’s responsibilities include assisting in overflow work, CAD programming for the Kinetic machines, and providing coverage in the absence of the Processing Manager. He thrives in the dynamic nature of his job, relishing the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across departments and embrace new technologies.

Reflecting on his time 16 year tenure at Infra-Metals, Tony highlights the positive changes he’s witnessed within the company’s culture.

“There are more opportunities for professional growth, a better safety program and a more supportive culture geared towards the employee than ever before.”

His story serves as an inspiration to us all, reminding us that with perseverance, dedication, and a passion for learning, anything is possible.


Outside of work, Tony finds joy in playing bass guitar and volunteering for the National Newfoundland Dog Rescue, where he fosters and transports dogs in need. His commitment to his passions mirrors his dedication to his career, showcasing a well-rounded individual who values both professional success and personal fulfillment.

Looking ahead, Tony’s aspirations extend beyond his current role. With a desire to continue climbing within the company, he sets his sights on management positions, eager to contribute his leadership skills and passion for excellence. Congratulations Tony!