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 Expert  722855

Expert in Wood Veneer Products: Production, Marketing, and Troubleshooting

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Kentucky (KY)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert has a wide range of knowledge about the specifications, manufacturing and sub-manufacturing of architectural wood veneer paneling. This knowledge includes all aspects of veneer selection, splicing methods, adhesives, and production techniques.

Expert has extensive knowledge in the manufacture of hardwood plywood. His knowledge includes face and core selection, veneer splicing methods, adhesive and laminating processes and techniques, as well as complete knowledge of veneer face grades. He also has extensive knowledge in determining costs, yields, and establishing labor costs.

Expert is knowledgeable of the manufacture and processing of reconstituted wood veneers.

Expert is experienced with the manufacturing processes of sapwood veneers into plywood, architectural panels, and flexible wood veneer sheets.

Expert is expert in the manufacturing, slicing, trimming, splicing, pressing, and production of all types of wood veneer. He has complete knowledge of ANSI veneer grades, as well as trade association grades.






reconstituted wood product






wood veneer


wood product

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana;  Evansville, Indiana;  Bloomington, Indiana;  Lexington, Kentucky;  Louisville, Kentucky;  Owensboro, Kentucky;  Cincinnati, Ohio;  and Hamilton, Ohio.

Often requested
with this expert:

Adhesive Consulting, Formulating, & Research in Structural,...
Wood Products, Preservation and Recycling; Marketing and...
Wood Adhesives and Wood Composite Products
Wood Design, Wood Performance

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1970   BS   Education   Central Michigan University  
1978     Business Management   University of Louisville  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1973 to 2013


Flexible Materials, Inc.


Vice President


Expert is responsible for all sales and marketing functions in the company. He also has over 40 years experience in all aspects of manufacturing, product development, troubleshooting, plant operations, and industry issues. He is often called upon to speak at industry seminars and functions. He has been active and in leadership positions on several industry trade groups, specifically Architectural Woodwork Institute, Hardwood Plywood Veneer Association, and Laminating Materials Association.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a long time member of the following associations: Hardwood Plywood Veneer Association, Laminating Materials Association, Architectural Woodwork Institute, and Sales Marketing Management Association.

Professional Appointments

He has served on the boards of all associations of which he is a member, serving on several for multiple terms, and also having additional leadership positions within these organizations.


Expert was awarded the SMA Executive of the Year in 1995, and SMA Humanitarian of the Year in 1996.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 20 published articles and speaking engagements in trade publications and conferences.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Adding veneering to production.
  • Wood veneer expert for consulting on Veneer.
  • Expert for consulting on veneer splits.
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:
In District Court at Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1999, Expert gave testimony concerning lamination of wood veneer to substrates.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Finishing problems with bleached wood veneers.
  • Wood veneer expert for consulting on Wood grades and certification issues.
  • Expert for lumber safety packaging case.
  • Expert for consulting on breach of verbal contract in plywood case.
  • Expert in plywood for consulting on defects in Chinese manufacturing.
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.

Market Research:
He has 27 years of significant marketing experience to wholesale distributors, OEM accounts, and specialty manufacturers.

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:

He has participated in more than 10 industry conferences as a featured speaker on the topics of wood veneer. The specific subjects have ranged from design, manufacturing, and application, to finishing.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has 25 years of participation in vendor selection for his company.


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