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 Expert  723549

Expert in Diaper Industry, Diaper Design, Diaper Testing, and Diaper Machine Appraisals

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert has audited diaper factories in four continents and has helped clients in more than 28 countries by providing feedback on how to optimize the absorbent core and the diaper overall performance to minimize cost and at the same time maximize consumer absorbent perception. He has also worked with raw material and OEM suppliers, providing trainming and helping them understand the diaper industry.

He has written several technical papers on the subject of diaper absorbency and future trends and has been invited as guest speaker in different countries. He has worked with diapers for more than 32 years. He used to be General Director of a baby diaper factory in Mexico with sales in excess of 70 MM dollars per year and more than 500 workers.

He is an expert on the topic of diaper performance. He has reviewed hundreds of consumer test reports that had to do with disposable diapers. He has also evaluated diaper performance in many markets, including China, Taiwan, India, African countries, Eastern and Western Europe, Middle East, Northamerica and South America.

Expert has been hired by several Nonwoven Producers to train their technical staff. He has developed an intensive training seminar to help new diaper factory investros to understand diaper manufacturing needs and help them comply with all requirements. He has also helped many diaper factories to optimize the use of their raw materials by providing recommendations regarding the proper use of the ADL, the SMS legcuff material, and Cloth like laminations. He has also been involved with pulp and SAP manufacturers.


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Expert managed one of the first diaper factories to install automatic diaper vision systems back in 1989. He has kept updated with all new technologies related to image acquisition and also was personally involved with the training of dozens of diaper machine operators. He understands the fine tunning requirements for process control to make an inspection window without the risk of false alarms.

automatic vision system

Expert has been hired to perform diaper analysis and benchmark studies in many places, including India, China, Taiwan, Europe, Middle East and America. Few people in the world have the diaper testing experience and know how to compare so many kinds of baby and adult diapers from all market segments.

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Expert was responsible for the area of diaper manufacturing for more than 15 years before he was promoted as General Director. During this time he was in charge of the manufacturing of billions of diapers.

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Expert has studied in depthy many kinds of absorbent cores, he has modeled their performance, and has been involved with diaper design for more than 30 years. Expert was responsible of the diaper workshop seminars organised by INDA in the USA. He has been the key consultant in many new diaper factory projects for adult incontinence and baby diaper products. Expert is the owner of The Disposable Diaper Network at LinkedIn, currently the largest network of diaper industry executives in the world, with members in 175 countries and more than 5,500 people.

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Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Beaumont, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  Port Arthur, Texas;  Galveston, Texas;  and Missouri City, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Baby Diapers, Non-Woven, Absorbent Products, Films, Wipes,...
Absorbent Materials and Systems for Personal Hygiene
Absorbent Technology
Textile Fibers

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1978   BS   Chemical Engineering   ITESM (Mexico)   Honorary Mention
1980   MS   Mechanical Engineering   University of Wisconsin (US)   A- overall grade average
1991   MBA   Business and Finance   IPADE (Mexico)   Elected Class Official
2009     ADIT (Advance Innovation and Technologies Seminar)   IPADE (Mexico)   Class representative

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2005 to







He is the owner of this company, providing consulting services to the diaper industry worldwide.

1999 to 2005


Grupo Abs International


Absormex S.A. de C.V.


General Director


He managed the complete baby diaper factory located in Monterrey Mexico. The factory had 11 diaper lines, sold over 75 MM USD per year and had more than 500 employees.

1984 to 1999


Absormex S.A. de C.V.



Plant Manager


He managed the operation of the diaper factory. He was responsible for the manufacturing, plant maintenance, quality control and research and development. He was also in charge of raw material purchasing.

1981 to 1984


Plasticos Omega SA de CV



Plant Manager


He was in charge of the manufacturing of blown plastic bottles used for the Tropicana Orange Juice factory in Tijuana.

Career Accomplishments:

He was responsible of the first diaper company to achieve the ISO9001:2000 certification in the world. Developed the first degradable diaper in the world. Graduated with honors from the ITESM.

Publications and Patents Summary

Several patents in the area of degradability and diaper elastification. He has been a guest speaker at internationally recognized diaper industry conferences. He has been invited as an expert diaper industry speaker by some mulinational companies.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Marketing Technology Service- Insight Conference  
 - Nonwovens World  
 - Marketing Technology Services. Insight  
 - Marketing Technology Services, Middle East TISSUE magazine  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2005 to 2006   Bureau of Standards of Botawana   Consultant   Helped them fine tune their quality norm for disposable baby and adult diapers

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has audited many diaper factories in Asia, Middle East, South America, etc. Helping them identify opportunity areas in order to reduce diaper cost and improve productivity. He has also helped several clients with their new diaper projects in Africa, India and the Caribbean.
  • He has analyzed many diaper brands and helped identify strengths and weaknesses. He has provided assistance to large trading companies to help them identify the best performing diapers.
  • He has trained diaper category managers for large corporations helping them to understand diaper specifications and diaper performance.
  • He has made several diaper machine appriaslas for banks and financial Intitutions. He has also worked with insurance companies as an expert witness in regards to claims in damaged warehouses.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Diaper Manufacturing.
  • Expert in Nappy Manufacturing.
  • Expert in Forum on wipes manufacture.
  • Diaper expert for consulting on producing a diaper for premature babies in China.
  • Expert in Cleaner production project in the textile industry.
  • Wipes expert for consulting on diaper wipes and a plant operation relocation.
  • Expert diaper manufacturing for consulting on sourcing of RM/PM and manufacturing process and controls.
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:
He has been an expert witness at state and federal courts. All of the cases were settled before trial.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on use of adult diapers.
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
2005 to 2005   Taiwan   Audited a baby diaper and adult incontinence factory in Kaohsiung
2005 to 2005   Ecuador   Audited a baby diaper and baby wipes factory in Quito
2005 to   Netherlands   Have worked with Ahold providing contineous technical assistance for their private label diaper program. Also trained many category managers.
2006 to 2006   India   Have trained clients in India with a "Nappy 101 three day seminar" to help them understand the diaper industry before they get started in the business
2006 to 2006   China   Performed a full mapping of Chinase diaper brands with a complete bench marking report showing raw material consumption and diaper performance for each diaper brand

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Expert was born in Mexico and lived there most of his life.
English   5 years living in the US. Studied for his Master's degree in Wisconsin. Continued with his PhD for 2 years but did not finish.
Portuguese   Basic language skills to communicate with diaper machine operators.

Market Research:
He has helped bring several new ideas to the market, including a dressing; two brand-new incontinence products (launched Q1 2007); and his co-invented new product for adult urinary incontinence.

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:

Expert has given a number of seminars on the diaper industry, diaper factories, diaper design, diaper manufacturers, and diaper performance benchmark analysis.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has helped locate raw material suppliers for new diaper projects.


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