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 Expert  727488

Expert in Metallurgy, Metal & Mineral Markets, Metal Industry Financial Evaluations

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

North Carolina (NC)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert's initial industrial experience was as a staff metallurgist for a engine manufacturer and involved metal selection and failure analysis. He has experience in metals R&D as well as R&D management. Utilizing his technical background he has experience in economic evaluation, metal industry evaluation, M&A, business planning, market planning, strategic planning. Following a career in industry he assumed the role of an entrepreneur and acquired and managed a metal fabricating company. He currently is an international metal industry expert and consultant.

business analysis


fatigue failure


ferrous metallurgy




metal alloy research management


metal failure analysis




molybdenum alloy


small business



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh, North Carolina;  Greensboro, North Carolina;  Durham, North Carolina;  Winston Salem, North Carolina;  Fayetteville, North Carolina;  Cary, North Carolina;  High Point, North Carolina;  Greenville, North Carolina;  Concord, North Carolina;  and Lynchburg, Virginia.

Often requested
with this expert:

Management and Technology for Aluminum, Magnesium,...
Downstream Aluminum Products (Plate, Sheet, Foil and...
Forensic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering,...
Scrap Metal Recycling, Marketing, Valuation, Processing,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1972   MBA   Finance   NYU  
1965   MS   Metallurgical Engineering   Wayne State University   PE (State of Mich.)
1963   BS   Metallurgical Engineering   Wayne State University   Sigma Xi, Alpha Sima Mu

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1986 to







Current Consulting Firm

1988 to 1997


Electronic Manufacturing Co.





Responsible for all operations

1987 to 1988


Johnson Matthey


Materials Technology Div.


Div. Director Sales & Marketing


Directed commercial activities for domestic marketing and sale of platinum group metals, fabricated products and chemicals.

1984 to 1986




Specialty Chemicals




He had bottom line responsibility

1962 to 1986




Climax Molybdenum




He initially started in R&D laboratory and was promoted to a succession of senior marketing and sales positions

1956 to 1962


Continental Aviation & Engr. Corp.



Staff Metallurgist


Responsible for the application technology for a broad range of materials to internal combustion and gas turbine engines. Also conducted failure analyses.

Career Accomplishments:

ASM, AIME, Sigma Xi, Alpha Sigma Mu


PE (State of Mich.)

Professional Appointments

Past Chairman-Natural Resource Committee for Int. Business Past Chaiman-Nat. Res.Investment Advisory Cncl. to OECD Past Member-Strategic Matls. Committee; US Congress OTA

Publications and Patents Summary

Authored or Co-authored five Technical Publications Presented numerous industry, trade and academic position papers to business/government groups

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Commercial and technical assessment of molybdenum chemicals market
  • Review of molybdenum mine and conversion facilties in North America
  • Commercial and technical assessment of Rhenium market
  • Molybdenum industry planning
  • Mt. Emmons molybdenum resource vis. a viz world molybdenum industry.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Molybdenum expert for consulting on Mineral Processing of Molybdenum.
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:
Regarded as a certified molybdenum industry (State of Colorado). Testified in Colorado Water Court on Mt. Emmons molybdenum property. Consulted for US Energy on Mt. Emmons in Phelps Dodge vs. US Energy
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in metallurgy for consulting on the conditions and future uses of steel, cold rolled and aluminum coils.
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 2006   Chile   Consulted with CODELCO on molybdenum

Market Research:
Developed expertise on evaluating metal markets and companies

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:

Developed in-house personnel training programon Molybdenum: Mine to Market.


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