TechForm Advanced Casting Technology, 5558-D SE International Way, Portland, Oregon 97222, USA
Teresa Frye is the owner and President of TechForm Advanced Casting Technology, USA. In the early 1990s her firm introduced high-temperature casting methods from the aerospace industry to platinum manufacturing. A leading expert on shell casting methods and a prolific researcher, she has published technical papers and articles worldwide. Her publications have appeared in Platinum Metals Review, The Santa Fe Symposium on Jewelry Manufacturing Technology, The Jewelry Technology Forum, MJSA Journal and JCK Magazine, among others. She has also presented her research at numerous venues across the globe.
Ms Frye’s company, TechForm Advanced Casting Technology, provides platinum castings to a broad customer base, including most of the top jewelry brands in the US. To further the sharing of technical information, in 2008 she founded the Portland Jewelry Symposium, an annual educational conference that specifically serves the educational needs of manufacturing jewelry retailers.