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 Expert  726954

Expert in Packaging, Packaging Automation, Industrial Marking, Coding, & Traceability of Parts and Packaging.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Tennessee (TN)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has applied his marking / coding & packaging automation background to assist many Fortune 500 manufacturers, with a heavy focus on industrial manufacturing, as well as food & beverage production. He has worked across several of the top traceability technologies including Laser, Pin-Stamp, Dot-Peen, Inkjet, and Labeling of processed parts, assemblies, and packaging. He has assisted Process Engineers at automotive OEM's, as well as top Packaging Engineers help to develop the correct methods and systems to produce "track and trace" concepts that have enabled them to meet corporate and supplier requirements for coding. His knowledge across these marking/coding areas have been both from the OEM marking equipment point of view, as he has been employed directly by two (2) of the worlds top Pin-Stamp/Dot Peen manfuacturers (Telesis / Technifor), and 2 of the worlds top marking laser producers (Trumpf / Telesis). On the distribution level, he has worked in close proximity to many of the manufacturers that use this equipment and has seen the evolution of technologies and how they fit into production from automotive machined parts, to secondary packaging containers with system that may include 1D or 2D barcode symbologies. He has also worked with many of the associated technologies including Scanning & Verifying Systems, Vision Systems, Robotics, Conveyers, and most integrated equipment that satisfy the throughput of a variety of production lines.

bar-code printing


laser marking




marking system


packaging equipment


packaging machine


product traceability


secondary packaging

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Nashville, Tennessee;  Clarksville, Tennessee;  and Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Year   Subject   Institution  
1989   Business   CPI  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to 2012


BOEHM Automation


President & COO


His responsibilities include all application, sales, marketing, customer service, service, and P&L responsibilities for a 58 year old packaging & marking solutions provider. His focus solutions range from marking equipment, coding equipment, labeling equipment, packaging equipment, vision systems, and the production of labels for tracebility and marketing purposes.

2007 to 2008


Telesis Technologies, Inc


Global Aftermarket Sales Manager


Highly focused on the Domestic and International Automotive and Aerospace industry, Telesis Technologies, which is the world's largest industrial manufacturer of CNC automated marking and traceability machines (PinStamp) for industrial applications, as well as a significant player in production of marking lasers, his responsibilities included aftermarket related P&L ($11.56M '07) including 7 offices in the United States, Asia, and Europe. He owned all P&L responsibilities for the sales of Service, Repair, Parts, and Training, as well was tasked with developing Aftermarket Programs (Extended Warranty, PM Programs, Repair Upgrade Programs, etc…) worldwide to generate revenue. (Note: On July 09, 2008 Telesis had a corporate downsizing of 17 management and hourly position's which included his position.)

2003 to 2005




Regional Manager - Midwest USA


For TRUMPF ($1.2B ‘04), which is one of the World's premier manufacturers of industrial lasers for Marking, Welding, & Cutting, his responsibilities included the development of sales for the Midwest USA region for the TruMark Laser Marking Group. Focused heavily within the automotive & aerospace industries at the corporate level of OEM's, Tier One and Two's, and integrators. He also participated in securing “single-source supplier” status between automotive / aerospace OEM's including Ford & GM. He managed a group of 8 distributors in region. He also facilitated communications between distributor, engineering, applications, service, end-user, integrators, admin, and corporate management.

1999 to 2003


Technifor USA Inc. (Gravograph Owned)


Regional Manager


For Technifor (Gravograph), which manufacturers CNC Controlled Industrial Marking & Identification Machinery including Dot-Peen, Scribing, Etching, and Laser marking systems which are used in the marking of metals, plastics & composites. His responsiblities included the establisment of OEM sales to the automotive, areospace, and medical industries in a 13 state Midwest USA region, plus Ontario, Canada. His work was extensive at the production level through Tier One and Tier Two suppliers to the Automotive industry, as well as integrators.

1995 to 1997


A-B-C Packaging Machine Corporation


Industry Manager


He worked with many consumers on Secondary Packaging handling equipment projects that included ABC's machinery they manufacturered which included Case Erectors, Case Sealers, Case Packers, Tray Formers, Case Palletizers, and bulk-bottle palletizers and de-palletizers. Trained and focused on complete packaging line throughput and automation technologies including marking, coding, scanning, hot-melt sealing, tape sealing, and scanners/vision systems.

Career Accomplishments:

IoPP (Institute of Packaging Professionals), SME

Professional Appointments

Board Member of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (chapter level)

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has consulted with venture capital companies that are considering investing in varied marking technology companies.
  • Consulted with Fortune 50 food producer to examine and determine new methods of marking packaging products to reduce consumable costs of ink and labels.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Consumer inventory management.
  • Expert for consulting on variable photo readable graphics.
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:
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.

Market Research:
He has work directly with many of the world's top automotive manufacturers to establish the correct coding for individual parts and assemblies as it pertains to either "self-produced" or a primary "tier" suppliers marking expectations. He has spent much time on applications that may envolve both Pin Stamp / Dot Peen marking as well as Laser and Inkjet marking of codes directly on the parts or on the primary or secondary packaging case. Industry depth of knowledge at GM, Ford, Honda, Toyota, Harley Davidson, and Chrysler was acheived through many years and projects either direct, or through a third-party provider.

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:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has worked for two of the World's top producers of Pin Stamp and/or Dot Peen manufacturers. He has worked for two of the World's top producers of industrial marking lasers. He is currently a distributor of several of the world's top lines of Inkjet marking equipment including Large Character Marking (LCM), Continuous Inkjet (CIJ), and HP Inkjet industrial marking technologies.


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