Meet The Garber Metrology Staff: Carl Burkholder

Name: Carl Burkholder

Birthday:  Aug 27, 1962

Hometown: Grew up near Chambersburg, PA on dairy farm, Present residence – west of Lancaster City- Rohrerstown area

Title/Position: Metrologist

Number of years with Garber: 17 years

What do you do in your position? Scale calibration and service (also have done gauge calibration and repair)

What interested you originally to do the work that you do?  Attracted to this work because of education in electronics, and enjoy repairing things

What is your favorite part of the work you do?  Being involved in solving and repair of weighing application problems and meeting calibration needs

What is your favorite experience you had with a client or your favorite achievement is servicing a client?  Not one particular, but enjoy getting to see a variety of industries – how products are made or how materials are processed.  Also assisting clients or end users with having what they need (parts, counting, ingredient or product weighing) to produce their product.

What are your favorite things to do when you’re not working?  Working on my house, yard, or garden.  Going on service projects or trips with church group, local habitat for humanity.

What are your 3 favorite movies?  Favorite movie is probably, “It’s a Wonderful Life”

What are your 3 favorite bands?  For music, I like the “Celtic Thunder”, & “Celtic Women” concerts they show on PBS.

What are your 3 favorite restaurants?  I like El Seranos, & I like the Vegetable Fajitas there