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 Expert  725362

Expert in Inkjet Printing Technology, Markets and Applications, Contract Manufacturing in China, etc.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
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He began development of a program in DuPont Imaging Systems to determine how DuPont would participate in digital printing technology as it grew to displace silver halide beginning in 1987. As a result of this effort he initiated and lead in the developed of a program in cooperation with Hewlett Packard to develop the first carbon black ink jet ink for desk top printers. The first ink was introduced in 1993 and subsequently virtually all ink jet document printers use carbon black ink jet ink for text. Following this effort he turned to new business development of pigmented inks used in industrial, textile and wide format applications. Today he focuses on ink jet media design and manufacturing in China. In addition has access to novel pressure sensitive adhesive technology and its application to papers and films focused on ink jet digital printing media. His current customers include major global distributors of ink jet media world wide.

ink-jet printing ink


ink-jet printing


printer technology


printing chemistry


printing paper


printing paper coating material


coated inkjet media

Inkjet inks can print on anything since the drops fly through the air to the substrate being printed. The trouble starts when they hit the substrate. Inkjet ink types include water based, strong solvent based, phase change, UV curable, mild solvent based and oil based. To perform on the substrate properly the substrate usually is prepared to receive the ink and give the post printing performance expected. Many ink jet media are coated with coatings needed to absorb the ink or provide a surface for bonding the ink. This class of materials is referred to as Coated or Treated Inkjet Media. The substrate may be paper, plastic, fabric or other type of substrate being printed. New technologies are being introduced including resin containing water based inks as well as water based and solvent based UV curable inks.

Expert has been used as a consultant and expert in these technologies.


digital printing


drop-on-demand ink-jet printer


label printing

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tampa, Florida;  Saint Petersburg, Florida;  Orlando, Florida;  Clearwater, Florida;  Cape Coral, Florida;  Lakeland, Florida;  Largo, Florida;  Boynton Beach, Florida;  and Sarasota, Florida.

Often requested
with this expert:

Ink Jet Printers, Optics
Copiers, Printers, Office Equipment
Imaging Systems, New Products
Printing, Printing Inks, Printing for Packaging,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1966   BS   Chemistry (ACS Accredited)   Auburn University  
1971   PhD   Physical Inorganic Chemistry   University of New Orleans  

Expert History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to







He is a consultant and adviser to companies involved in digital printing.

1972 to 2001


The DuPont Company


Imaging Systems


New Business Development Manager


He was a chemist, research manager, business development manager, business manager in silver halide based businesses, polyester film business, digital printing business.

1971 to 1972


University of Hawaii


Department of Chemistry


Post-Doctorial Research Fellow


He conducted research in inorganic complexes in non-aqueous media and taught undergraduate courses

Career Accomplishments:


Professional Appointments

Advisory Board Sign and Digital Graphics Magazine


Two DuPont Marketing Excellence Awards, BIS Strategic Decisions Founder's Award

Medical/Professional Internships

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship University of Hawaii

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 7 US patents and has presented and published more than 100 technical papers/articles/presentations on digital printing topics

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - IS&T's NIP18: International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies  
 - IS&T's NIP 15: International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies  
 - IS&T NIP 13 Ink Jet Technology for Printing Textiles  
 - IS&T NIP17: International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies  
 - RSCSC; International Conference on Imaging Science and Hardcopy  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He helped a new startup get funding through a small business loan guarantee. The company developed a novel technology of dying synthetic fibers, films and fabrics. He is a continuing adviser to the firm as it grows to change the way synthetic textile printing and dyeing is done.
  • He was contracted to advise a digital supplies distribution company. He developed lower cost sources of consumable products in China and has position the distribution with the lowest cost highest quality products available.
  • He brokered products to a new company formed to sell Chinese made product to large original equipment manufacturers and large private label distributors. Most major OEMs in digital printing purchase product for that company.
  • He was requested to source for a client a state of the art pressure sensitive adhesive system for ink jet media. He formed an LLC with a technology company and a manufacturing company in China to develop and manufacture products.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in High Quality Ink Jet Printer Paper - Coating Composition and Process.
  • Inkjet coating expert for consulting on solvent inkjet substrate development.
  • Printing ink expert for consulting on Printing digital white compatible with PVB or TPU.
  • Expert in Research on Ink Jets.
  • Silver halide expert for consulting on photo chemicals in coatings.
  • Chemistry expert for consulting on development of digital ink market.
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 provided affidavit for a lawsuit concerning color management software. He has provided expert testing information on ink jet printer printing yields for a lawsuit
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Inkjet printer expert for consulting on inkjet printer ink consumption.
  • Expert for consulting on patent issues related to inkjet cartridges.
  • Printer expert for consulting on printing/plotting technology for durable graphics.
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   China   He began a relationship with manufacturing companies in China and enabled them to provide the quality products to the first world.

Market Research:
He has been involved in ink jet printing since 1987. He initiated and lead the pigmented ink jet ink business for DuPont which supplies Hewlett Packard and others with ink jet inks. He has been immersed in the business of ink jet printing for more than 25 years. As a member of the press he has access to emerging new technologies as they are released by the inventors.

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 been contracted to teach technical support and sales personal about ink jet inks and their performance. Invited speaker on ink jet topics world wide for over 20 years.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has developed sources of plastic coated ink jet film substrates in China and currently brokers them through the world to major ink jet printer companies and private label distributors. He has worked with a team to design novel ink jet substrates including world class removable/repositionable adhesive products.

Other Skills and Services

He is a frequent speaker at technical conferences worldwide and writes for several trade magazines on ink jet ink.


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