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 Expert  107572

Expert in Injection Blow Molding


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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INJECTION BLOW MOLDING; PARISON; PREFORM DESIGN. The expert has applied his background in the plastics industry to the unique area of Injection Blow Molding. He has been instrumental in creating, developing, and implementing improved parison (pre-form) design techniques for Injection Blow Molding. These technology advancements have allowed his clients to enjoy improved quality of parts, faster cycle time, and overall production efficiencies and yield. He has consulted for clients in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food industries.

MOLD CAVITY DESIGN; TOOL DESIGN. He is an expert in the many aspects of mold cavity design and tool design. His efforts of employing new mold cavity and tool design techniques along with design standardization of mold components have resulted in maximum tool component interchangeability, consistency, and repeatability of molded part quality and enhancement of tool longevity. By using these design techniques, he has been able to offer his clients "enhanced" part geometry, heretofore not achievable with the injection blow molding process.

BLOW MOLDING EQUIPMENT. His expertise in product design, parison (pre-form) design, and tool design and processing have enabled him to offer improved features to manufacturers of injection blow molding equipment. This has provided safer, more accurate mold installation and improved cycle times, tool longevity, and part quality.

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blow-molding equipment

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injection blow mold

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injection blow molding

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mold cavity design

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parison

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preform design

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tool design


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Waterbury, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Education:
Year   Subject   Institution  
1973   Business Administration   Northeastern University  
1961   Mechanical Engineering   Stevens Institute of Technology  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1972 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Owner / President

 

1966 to 1972

 

Ilikon Corporation

 

Vice President

 

1956 to 1966

 

Wheaton Plastics Company

 

Technical Developement Mgr.

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He is a senior member of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).

Professional Appointments

He was the Director of the Blow Molding Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers from 1980-83.

Awards/Recognition

He was the recipient of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2001 Lifetime Achievement Award for the Blow Molding Division.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has many publications throughout the Plastics Industry's journals.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has setup inhouse manufacturing for Injection Blow Molding at Merck Pharmaceutical facility.
  • He has setup inhouse manufacturing for Injection Blow Molding at BIC Corporation facility.
  • He has consulted with Silgan Plastics/Canada for Injection Blow Molding.
  • He has consulted with Playtex for Injection Blow Molding.
  • He has consulted with Rexum for Injection Blow Molding.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Injection blow molding expert for consulting on review of product design options.
  • Expert in plastic blowing molding design for consulting on cost reduction study.
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:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Blow molding expert for consulting on injection-blow molding.
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
1998 to 1999   Italy   He has helped clients in Italy in the area of Injection Blow Molding.
1998 to 1999   England   He has assisted clients in the area if Injection Blow Molding.
1995 to 1995   Germany   Ralph has provided training seminars on the topic of injection blow molding in Germany.
1998 to 1999   France   He has helped clients in the area of Injection Blow Molding

Market Research:
He has brought many Pharmaceutical and Personal care items to market through cooperation with his clients.

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

He has developed classroom and hands-on training seminars for his clients throughout the Plastics Industry.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has assisted his clients in locating and sourcing out manufacturing vendors.


 

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