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 Expert  107585

Expert in Robotic Electronics Assembly


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has devoted a significant portion of his career to solving automated process problems. He has applied his expertise to a variety of industries. Much of his work has involved solving electronic processes and assembly automation problems. His work with robotics, automation, and sensors has led to the design and development of state-of-the-art high-precision robots, electronic high-precision assembly process equipment, and tooling for surface mount technologies, and odd-shaped electronic components. Expert is experienced with nuclear remote manipulators and controls. He has also applied his skills in many different manufacturing facilities, including those of IBM, Ford, GM, Sun, Litton, RCA, Northrop, Grumman, Motorola, and Corning Glass.

Expert has over 20 years experience in design of robots and tooling for automated devices and is knowledgeable of state-of-the-art design and manufacturing of robots and tooling.

Expert has worked for over 15 years with all types of packaging technologies to best package, ship, and present standard and non-standard electronic components to robots or automated pick-and-place machines packaging such as trace paper-reel, tube, etc. Expert has 15 years of design experience in advanced packaging of components, component feeding, and tooling devices for electronic assembly systems.

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robot

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robotics

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robotic end-of-arm tool

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odd component printed circuit board placement

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electronic component protective packaging

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electronic packaging


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Duluth, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1964   B.S.   Industrial Engineering   Ciudad Serdan Universidad de Puebla, Mexico  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1988 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

Expert has P&L responsibility and over all direction of technology decisions. Expert has more than 30 years of business experience in high technology industries on markets in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. He is a "turnaround" business specialist for technology and manufacturing companies. Before declaring bankruptcy, Expert may be able to rescue your company.

1990 to 2002

 

Robodyne Corporation

 

Product Development

 

President

 

Expert is the founder of Robodyne Corporation (in 1990). He is an inventor and developer of robotic assembly systems and feeder equipment. Expert has many U.S. and foreign patents.

1984 to 1988

 

Mecanotron Corporation

 


 

Founder & President

 

He was responsible for P&L technology development. He directed technical, manufacturing, and business groups. He accomplished several private placement Memoranda. He conducted fundraising via grants, equity, and loans. The company had been taken over by venture capitalists and was quickly failing. Expert rescued the company by providing new customers and new revenue streams.

1979 to 1983

 

GCA/PaR Systems

 


 

R & D Customer Application Lab Manager

 

He was the Manager of the Robotic Lab. He developed large scale robotic equipment and associated processes for military and industrial uses.

1970 to 1981

 

Otec Incorporated

 


 

Manager of Manufacturing

 

Expert directed various manufacturing groups responsible for producing agricultural, industrial, and military equipment. He worked with groups such as design, tooling, assembly, quality, documentation, and installation.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a Member of the SME, the SMTA, and the Robotics Industries Association (RIA), on whose Standards Committee he serves.

Licenses/Certifications

Expert is a licensed robotics instructor for the state of Minnesota and was a senior robotics college professor.

Professional Appointments

He was appointed to be an at-large representative of the Board of Invention during the 1993 gubernatorial term of Arne Carlson, Governor of the State of Minnesota.

Awards/Recognition

Expert has received many awards from the State of Minnesota, the Small Business Administration, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He was invited to the White House to participate during the Framework For Global Electronic Commerce. Expert met with President Clinton and Vice President Gore.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert holds numerous U.S. and foreign patents related to robotics and sensors in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Germany. He is a nationally- recognized speaker. He has authored numerous journal articles, conference proceedings, and trade magazine articles and contributed a major chapter to and participated in the creation of The International Encyclopedia of Robotics, published in 1988 by Wiley & Sons.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - National Electronic Packaging and Production Conference (NEPCON) Proceedings  
 - John Wiley & Sons  
 - Robots Conference Proceedings  
 - Society of Manufacturing Engineers  
 - Electronic Manufacturing  

Consulting Services:
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Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has served as expert witness regarding robotic systems, sensors, and automated systems.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1990 to 2002   England   Expert has set up marketing and sales agreements, trade shows, and product demonstrations for high-technology products and proposals for products such as high-precision robotic workcells and automated electronic assembly systems.
1994 to 2002   Germany   Expert has set up marketing and sales agreements, trade shows, and product demonstrations for high-technology products and proposals for products such as high-precision robotic workcells and automated electronic assembly systems.
to   Singapore   Expert has set up marketing and sales agreements, trade shows, and product demonstrations for high-technology products and proposals for products such as high-precision robotic workcells and automated electronic assembly systems.
1995 to 2002   Mexico   Expert has set up marketing and sales agreements, trade shows, and product demonstrations for high-technology products and proposals for products such as high-precision robotic workcells and automated electronic assembly systems.
1994 to 2002   Italy   Expert has set up marketing and sales agreements, trade shows, and product demonstrations for high-technology products and proposals for products such as high-precision robotic workcells and automated electronic assembly systems.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Expert is fluent in Spanish.

Market Research:
Expert has extensive marketing experience with high-technology products world wide.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has set up and presented training seminars in Spanish and English in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Singapore, Germany, Italy, and England.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of products and services for the electronic assembly industries, robotic systems, and products to assist automatic production of electronics. He also has experience locating business-related vendors for high-tehnology industries.

Other Skills and Services

He is a turnaround specialist with extensive experience rescuing small technology companies in trouble regarding taxes, marketing, and sales.

Expert founded three startup companies in the manufacturing business of assembly robots, automated component feeders, sensor products, services, and factory automation consulting.


 

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