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 Expert  723318

Expert in Dry Offset Printing and Decorating on Preformed Containers Including Hot Stamp and Silk Screen

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has been a specialist in the plastic decorating container industry for 30 years. He provides technical support, training, maintenance, rebuilding, upgrades and sales on Van Dam, Polytype and similar equipment. His company is available to assist with print department operations and service. Expert specializes in dry offset printing machinery such as Polytype, Van Dam, Omso that prints on plastic containers, (tubes, cups buckets etc). He has serviced a wide variety of electro-mechanical equipment ranging from punch press to production lathes.

Expert can develop Print departments including machinery acquisition, overhaul, vendor coordination, operator training, and supervision into production. He has rebuilt and upgraded print machinery onsite, bringing machinery to OEM standards and improving production performance with a 20% increase in production. He has provided technical support recommendations as team member of a corporate engineering task force to review plant and department operation and implement Continuous Improvement training programs.


packaging printing


deep-etch offset printing


factory automation


machinery maintenance


maintainability engineering


maintenance control


offset paper


offset printing






printing press

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  Waterbury, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979   BS   Mechanical Engineering   University of Florida  
1982   Graduate   Electrical Trades   Morris County College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1999 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)





Manage operations for consulting company. Conduct service visits for customer base providing training, maintenance, rebuilding and sales.

1997 to 1999


F & L Machine Design Inc.




Service Engineer


Supervise asembly and manage customer service, installation, training and technical support

1996 to 1997


Van Dam Machine




Service Engineer


Machine assembly, installation, training and customer service

1989 to 1996


Polytype America




Service Manager


Machine assembly, installation, training and customer service. Supervise service technicians

Publications and Patents Summary

Wrote Print Department Operation Training Manual, One Minute Lesson handouts for Continuous Improvement Program

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Van Nostrand Reinhold  
 - Crain Communications  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Barcode expert for consulting on Applying and reading bar code on hard clear plastic.
  • Silk screen process expert for consulting on printing with UV cured adhesives.
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:
Referred to attorney to be expert witness in a lawsuit and provided mediation between parties which led to case being dropped
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
to   France   Trained in France as manufacturer's service representative in USA
2004 to 2005   Venezuela   Set up, serviced machinery and trained operators on equipment for new print department
1999 to 1999   Uruguay   Set up printing department operations including equipment procurement, overhaul, operator training and supply vendor references.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   basic communication

Market Research:
Direct mail. Brochure design, email and phone contact and sales calls. Customer service manager maintaining Access database and customer support.

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:

Continuous Improvement and One Minute Lesson for printing department. Print Department Operations training manual, level , 2 and 3. Polytype tube printing maintenance manual. Powerpoint presentations for specific training areas.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Recommending vendors for department operations and supplies. Coordination of riggers, trucking, and shipping (land and sea) for equipment. Floor layout, electrical, gas and air drop supervision as well as flow pattern engineering and coordination of plant equipment installation.

Other Skills and Services

30 years experience as field service engineer, customer service manager and consulting for the preformed container molding and decorating industry


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