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 Expert  722825

Expert in Plastic Injection Mold Design and Troubleshooting

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Iowa (IA)
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Expert has 50 years experience in the plastic injection mold design and build industry. He has led mold manufacturing operations in Phoenix, Arizona, Chicago, Illinois, and Detroit, Michigan areas as well as US collaboration in Singapore. High-cavitation, high-volume consumables are a strong suit for Expert. Critiquing customer component designs for manufacturability is also an area of his expertise.

design for manufacturability

Expert is well known among engineers for major medical corporations for his expertise in plastic injection mold design. He has much experience in critiquing high cavitation, high volume, fast cycling, runnerless molds. He is also skilled in designing for low maintenance.

injection mold design

Expert is a nationally recognized expert in mold manufacturing and is listed as inventor on a patent for fully automating mold insert manufacturing. He orchestrated the design/building of cell #1 of the Mega-Cell in Buffalo Grove, IL. He has been invited to speak nationally on the subject. Multiple articles have been published on the project. Expert wrote a full-length book on mold information and identification, which has been taught at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, TMA in Chicago, and Singapore Polytechnics.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Omaha, Nebraska;  Lincoln, Nebraska;  Sioux City, Iowa;  and Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Plastic Injection Molding
Plastic Molding Processes
Plastic Parts & Molding Processes from concept to mass...
Injection Molding Design/ Process Specialist; Plastic...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2005   None   Tooling Engineering   None  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2004 to 2011


(Eponymous) Consulting





Expert is responsible for all aspects of the business.

1998 to 2004


The Tech Group


Tooling Engineering




He was responsible for developing automated mold manufacturing both in the U.S. and in Singapore operations. He was the primary troubleshooter for mold issues in all North America plants. He has three patents registered with the USPTO.

1981 to 1997


Tech Mold




General Manager


Expert was responsible for all aspects of productivity for Tech Mold. He initiated an apprenticeship program and installed robotics.

2011 to 2014


Rexam/Berry Plastics


Mold Manufacturing Unit


Business Unit Leader


Responsible for P/L and all aspects of the operation, from sales to Program management to mold design/manufacturing. Created Mega-Cell automation on site.

2014 to 2016




Molding operation


Director Tooling/Engeering


Revised assembly areas for productivity, analyzed transfer tooling, coordinated new tooling needs, troubleshooting for molding issues

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of SPE.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has authored one publication, and has two registered patents and one process patent in the publication stage.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - The Tech Group  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert spent time initiating automation at a prominent prototyping company in Michigan.
  • Expert is sole consultant for a California company recently featured in a prominent industry periodical.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Insert molding expert in for consulting on sheath to guide insert molding (Retooling).
  • Expert in Plastic injection molding (processing) Training materials for consulting on Training/Seminars.
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  • Expert in injection molding training course.
  • Plastic injection expert for consulting on supplier selection for plastic molded products.
  • Expert in plastic molding processes and specifically injection molding of polycarbonate.
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:
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 2004   Singapore   Expert was responsible for mentoring the personnel of a prominent Singaporean mold company.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has taught classes based on the book he authored. He has given seminars on the people side of transitioning to automation.

Other Skills and Services

Expert has troubleshot injection molds, and is experienced in designing molds for maximum productivity and minimum maintenance.


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