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 Expert  723812

Expert in Crosslinked Polyolefinic Foam, EVA Foam, XLPE Foam


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
USA
Education Work History Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert has over 20 years of experience with polymers and foams. He has experience with new production plant design, assistance in equipment purchasing, machine test run, and production set up. He has been in the chemical industry specialized in manufacturing and converting of microcellular crosslinked foams bun stock and rolls as well as cross-link polyolefin plastics, manufacturing and marketing of cushioned envelopes, isothermal bags and flexible pe and eva packaging for International market. He has experience with laboratory testing of new compounding formulations and new product formulations. He can provide implementation assistance for cross-linked foam production line. He can provide in-depth research of the existing process to increase productivity, new process design, and workforce and shift supervisor training.
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peroxide curing

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polymer compounding

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polymer foam process

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polymer processing

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thermoplastics compounding

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XLPE foam


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Buffalo, New York;  Rochester, New York;  Syracuse, New York;  and Niagara Falls, New York.

Often requested
with this expert:

Polymer Foam Process & Materials
Polyurethane (PU) Materials Development for various...
Olefin Polyolefins Catalysis
Medical Device Sterilization, Medical Device QA, GMP Audit,...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1984   BS   Electrical Engineering   Berufsfachschule Ebingen  
2007   BS   SCIENCE    

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1999 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Qwner

 

Self owned consulting company in the cross-linked polyolefin foams Fields for converting and production of high and low density foams.

List of Projects realized by company and country:

• Vulcan, Clarksville USA • UFM, Mosonmagyarova Hungary • Sheilafoam, Chenai India • Produvarios, Lerma Mexico • General Foams Lerma Mexico • Produvarios, Cali Colombia • Mortile Industries, Toronto Canada • Prime Materials Corp. USA • Interfoam Istanbul Turkey • FSI Paris France

1994 to 1999

 

Microcel S.A.

 

Technical director

 

o Responsible of new engineering processes to be introduced and new production techniques; o Technology acquisition in Asia in order to make cross-linked technical plastic foams; o Technical collaboration with plants from the same group in Australia, China , Japan and Brazil; o Safety and hygiene activities coordinator; o Proposal and introduction of innovations to raise production in a 250%; o Training and managing of production shifts supervisor; o Production management in three shifts operation; o Managing of external material and service suppliers; o Successful Certificate for ISO 9002

1989 to 1994

 

Manuflex S.A

 

Technical director

 

o Leadership activities in a new pilot plant. o Transfer of technical Know-How and production from Germany and Taiwan. o Development, Installation and set up of the plant. o Management of a 24/7 shift operation. o Responsible to coordinating the move of the whole production plant to Burgos. o Increase of production capacity in 200%. o Training and managing of production shifts supervisor. o Production management in three shifts o Safety and hygiene activities coordinator. o Managing of external material and service suppliers.

1986 to 1989

 

COPEX S.A.

 

assistance to Technical director

 

o Training and managing of production shifts supervisor. o Responsible of new engineering processes to be introduced and new production techniques.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Polymer compounding, cross-linking and non cross-linked foam and XL PE foaming projects for companies in Europe.
  • Polymer compounding, cross-linking and non cross-linked foam and XL PE foaming projects hand craft foam and conversion plants for companies in Mexico and Colombia.
  • Polymer compounding, cross-linking and non cross-linked foam and XL PE foaming projects and developments of orthopedic foam for a company in USA.
  • Polymer compounding project for batch system and large shoe related injection-molding company in USA/Canada.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Polyethylene expert for consulting on long term XLPE and IXPE foam production and industrialization.
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  • Expert for consulting on EVA Foam R&D Production.
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  • Cross linked polyethylene expert for consulting on Foam Manufacturing Design Help.
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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:
  • Chemical polyolefin foam expert for consulting on characteristics and use of polyolefin foams, especially in the field of liners prosthetic devices.
  • Expert in polymer industry for testimony on formula availability for trade secrets and patent litigation.
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
2011 to   United Arab Emirates   technical manager for initial line test run ,line set up ,work force training ,raw material source ,costing for XLPE foam Roll ,duct insulation Sheet ,insulation tubes special for all middle east and INDIA HAVAC applications.
to   Hungary Spain Taiwan Brazil   Development,Purchase,Inspection of new project Cross linked foam manufacturing project.
to   Mexico/Colombia  
to   Canada   Design,Purchase,Final Inspection ,test run , workforce training ,product formulation technical support in Turn Key Compounding line for cross linked PE/EVA/Rubber compound.
to   USA   R&D in polyolefin foam,workforce training, cross linked foam product formulation, technical support.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Native
English   Fluent
Spanish   Fluent

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Productivity; Plant Maintenance plans; Compounding; Formulation of polymer compounds

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Worldwide and local source for raw material suppliers (pe, eva, dcp, azo, zno2, FR)


 

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