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 Expert  724858

Expert in CNC, Lathe and Milling Machining

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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This expert witnessed the transformation from manual and automatic machine tools to first-generation machines hardwired to perform specific tasks, to today's machinery controlled by microprocessors and programmed in high-level languages. He can offer excellent advice to first time users of CNC machine tools or those considering advancing to multifunction lathe/mill machine tools.

computer numerical control


computer numerically controlled lathe


computer numerically controlled lathe


design for manufacturability


factory management


manufacturing troubleshooting

This expert has offered advice and assistance to numerous companies considering the introduction of CNC machining into their operations. He can offer advice on selection of entry level machinery, advancing to complex multi-function machines, selecting and training employees, tooling decisions, quality control procedures, cost control, and more.

computer numerically controlled machining


computer numerically controlled milling


manufacturing lead time


manufacturing process development

This expert has offered advice and assistance and acted as an expert witness in the areas of manufacturing safety and training.

industrial safety


machine safety


safety training

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Fresno, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  and Hayward, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1965   BS   Industrial technology   Calif State University, Fresno  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1980 to







He is responsible for all aspects of the business including administration, engineering, production planning and sales.

1970 to 1980


Gallo Glass Co.


Mold Making Department


Department Supervisor


He was responsible for managing 50 hourly union mold makers and 3 salaried foremen. This department operated 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and had employees from 2 international unions. He was also responsible for purchasing, engineering and implementing new technologies into the operation.

1968 to 1970


Glass Containers Corp


Fullerton Corporate office


Sales Engineer


He was responsible for providing technical assistance to outside salesmen selling glass products from thirteen plants in the US.

1965 to 1968


Owens_Illinois Glass Co


Production- Los Angeles Plant


Mold Design Engineer


He was responsible for design and modification of molds purchased from outside vendors and Company owned mold making operations.

Career Accomplishments:

He has been chairperson of the Modesto Junior College Machine Tool Technology Advisory Committee since 1975. He also served for five years as board member of the Stanislaus Private Industry Council and is a past President of the North Modesto Kiwanis Club.

Professional Appointments

He was appointed President, C.E.O., and Board Chairman of CAMCO Mfg., Inc., in 1979.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Industrial Press Inc.  
 - Lindsay Publications  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1980 to 2005   U.S Army Ammunition Plant, Riverbank, CA   Supplier   He worked as a supplier of special tooling to this large manufacturing operation.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He acted as a consultant to a division of E&J Gallo Winery advising in the operation of their mold making operation of Gallo Glass Co.
  • He acted as a consultant to St. Gobain Corp., Paris, France, in the introduction of C.N.C. technology to their glass factory mold repair operations.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Manufacturing engineer expert machine tool selection for consulting on machine tool selection for manufacturing operation.
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  • CNC lathe expert for consulting on CNC lathe.
  • Technical expert services for specialized sintered stainless steel materials.
  • Expert in machine operations management for consulting on a potential acquisition opportunity of CNC machining facility.
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:
  • Machine tool expert seattle for consulting on Evaluation of alleged damage to CNC machines from electrical power surge.
  • CNC lathe product liability and personal injury litigation case.
  • Expert on the operation of lathes for consulting on Gap Bed Lathe Operation and Training.
  • CNC machining expert needed for consulting on metal machining.
  • Expert for consulting on CNC milling machine defect.
  • Expert for consulting on for Inspection of Lathe machine.
  • "Lathe machine" "expert witness" for consulting on Haas Automation CNC Lathe.
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
2002 to 2002   United Kingdom   He acted as a supplier of prototype, advanced alloy mold items to Allied Glass Corp., Leeds, England
1997 to 2005   Canada   He acted as a supplier of molds and accessories to Libby Glass, Canada.
1997 to 2005   Mexico   He qualified FAMA of Monterey Mexico as a supplier of specialty cast iron for use at Camco.

Market Research:
He is especially qualified in understanding and training in the use of advanced multi-function C.N.C. lathes in small to medium production runs.

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 developed and conducted training programs for new operators of C.N.C. machining equipment. He also provides advanced training for advanced, multi-function C.N.C. machinery

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

As President of Camco, he had responsibility for locating, qualifying and negotiating with suppliers of raw material, machinery, tooling and supplies.

Other Skills and Services

He would be an excellent choice to advise any firm venturing into first time C.N.C. machining or considering moving into advanced machining techniques, expanding or downsizing, dealing with unions and selecting hourly employees for management positions.


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