About Us

About American Plant Maintenance

Steam Trap & Compressed Gas Specialists

American Plant Maintenance (APM) is a solid team with the experience, equipment and know-how to provide consistent, annual steam trap service identifying failed or misapplied steam traps and affecting the repairs. Any deficient traps can result in increased energy costs, operational issues or process control problems.


From a single shop in Massachusetts, APM has expanded, with determination and dedication, to become the largest steam trap survey company in the Northeast. We are equipped with the most modern steam component testing and monitoring equipment available to provide state of the art surveys to hospitals, colleges, power plants, pharmaceuticals and other industrial facilities.


Today, American Plant Maintenance is recognized throughout the industry and by customers, energy suppliers and steam equipment manufacturers as the premiere steam trap survey and repair company.

Our Team Of Experts

Our professional staff is here to provide your company’s steam trap and compressed gas needs.

Tony Favaloro, President of American Plant Maintenance, has over 43 years of experience in steam systems. Prior to founding APM, Tony was the president of American Power Service, Inc, a successful industrial bearing business that was founded on the principles of a strong commitment to customer service and technical knowledge.Tony began his sales career at ARGO International in Salt Lake City, Utah. In
1980 he was named salesman of the year. During his time at Plant Maintenance Engineering, Inc in Cincinnati, OH, Tony increased monthly sales from $10,000
to $1,000,000.
Tony acquired much of his knowledge of steam systems while in the Navy. Tony was a third class boiler technician and damage control petty officer. Tony holds a second-class fireman’s license and is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers.

Tony Favaloro

Founder & President

Jim Krochune joined American Plant Maintenance in February 2010 as a sales engineer. Since that time Jim has quickly integrated himself in the steam trap industry and was promoted to Sales Manager in September 2012 through his dedication and hard work.

Jim graduated from Cambridge College with a Masters degree in Business Management. He has actively used the Sandler Selling System for over 10 years. Before bringing his talents to APM, Jim worked as a major account executive for 6 years. Jim is an active member of NEHES, AFE and AEE.

Jim Krochune

Sales Manager

Jeremy joined the APM team back in 2011 as a Steam Technician. He has an extensive background in HVAC and welding.

Jeremy will be responsible for the continuing efforts in training and field safety as well as quoting special projects and making himself available for surveys and installs. His input will be essential in the continued efforts to grow the company.

Jeremy Short

Engineer Superintendent

Greg Foote is American Plant Maintenance’s General Manager. Greg uses his experience in steam system engineering, field surveys and sales to promote steam system efficiency projects and develop new services and sales territories. Greg was promoted to sales engineer early in 2012, after working in the field for APM. Prior to joining APM, Greg was employed as a Chief Engineer for Norwegian Cruise Lines/MEBA.

Greg graduated from Maine Maritime Academy with a Bachelor’s of Science in Marine Engineering and completed his masters at Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Facilities Management.

Gregory Foote

General Manager

Sean Keleher is the Northern New England Sales Engineer. He joined American Plant Maintenance in 2013 as a field engineer and quickly excelled. Due to his hard work and drive, he was promoted to sales engineer, where he will use his hands on experience and technical knowledge to assist customers in Northern New England.

Before joining the team at APM, Sean attended Northern Essex Community College, and ultimately decided to get his experience in the trades doing plumbing, HVAC, and electrical. In the near future he plans to continue his college education

Sean Keleher

Sales Engineer

Jason is a US Navy veteran with extensive experience in steam including nuclear power plant operations and maintenance. His time in the service included two deployments overseas aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71 in both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. His port time was spent concentrating on steam plant operations and maintenance. During shore duty, Jason spent three years as a staff instructor at Ballston Spa, NY, training future Naval nuclear power plant operators. Following his honorable discharge from the Navy, Jason spent time working as a lead mechanic and maintenance manager at a production facility. Most recently, Jason worked as a manufacturer's rep selling engineering solutions for steam, hot water, and air system products.

Jason Cohan

Sales Engineer

Eric has risen through the ranks at APM very rapidly. Eric joined APM in the fall of 2004 as a Field Engineer and was first assigned to test over 3,900 steam traps for the University of Maine. Since then Eric has been active in optimizing the data collection in the field and enhancing the report writing process internally. Currently, Eric is the Engineering Manager at APM and responsible for maintaining operations and supervising the field engineers.

Eric Honan graduated in 2003 with an Engineering Degree from the University of Maine in Orono. Prior to signing on with APM, Eric was involved with the commissioning of process instrumentation during the start up of a paper machine which produced “better than bounty” quality tissue. Eric has also spent time as an Automation Engineer with a textile mill working to maintain operations while improving efficiency of daily tasks by implementing modern technology into the existing process. Eric is a Certified Energy Manager and a member of the Association of Energy Engineers.

Eric Honan

Engineering Manager

Jonathan Coddington joined American Plant Maintenance in August 2015 as a Production Coordinator.

Prior to joining APM, Jonathan spent the last 9 years working in the manufacturing industry managing production, purchasing and materials.

Jonathan has a vocational education in Machine Drafting and Machining from Lynn Vocational Technical Institute.

Jonathan Coddington

Production Coordinator