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 Expert  727589

Expert in Metal Stamping, Metal Forming, Stamping Dies, Stamping Die Design, Deep Drawing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Michigan (MI)
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Expert is the owner of the training and consulting firm. He is journeyman tool and die maker and stamping process engineer. Expert Has over 28 years of metalworking experience. For the last 8 years, Expert has been the author of the Die Science column in Stamping Journal. He also writes bi-monthly for The Fabricator.com. Expert has also written numerous technical articles on stamping die design and build for a number of trade publications. Expert has conducted training for hundreds of sheet metal stamping plants and die builders and has been the recipient of numerous training awards. He has held Chairmen positions of stamping councils with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers as well as Fabricators and Manufactures Association. With over 150 clients, Expert is active in metal stamping and consulting world wide.

aluminum drawing


deep drawing


die drawing


metal flanging


metal press forming


metal stamping


sheet-metal drawing


sheet-metal drawing die


metal stamping die

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Grand Rapids, Michigan;  Flint, Michigan;  Lansing, Michigan;  Kalamazoo, Michigan;  Wyoming, Michigan;  Saginaw, Michigan;  Battle Creek, Michigan;  and Elkhart, Indiana.

Often requested
with this expert:

Metal Stamping Die & Press Work: Consulting, Training, &...
High Volume Metal Stampings and Progressive Die...
Tool & Die Industry, Sheet Metal Stamping Dies, including...
Sheet Metal Fabricating, Stamping

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   Journeyman   Tool and Die   Greenville tool and die, Montcalm community college  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2001 to




Owner / President


He is consulting and training for the sheet metal stamping and die building industry

1996 to 2001


Synergis Technologies Group


Training Director


He conducted employee training

1987 to 1996


Synergis Technologies Group


Die Maker / Leader


He built and lead the construction of medium and large progressive, line and transfer dies.

1982 to 1987


Greenville Tool and Die Company


Apprentice / Journeyman


Building dies and learning the trade.

Career Accomplishments:

Fabricators and Manufactures Association; Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Stamping Journal  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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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:
  • Expert for consulting on die design litigation case.
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  • value of industrial tooling
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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.

Additional Skills and Services:

Drawing and stretching principles, Desiging progressive dies, Practical engineering principles for stamping dies, Drawing and stretching high strength steel, Hydro forming basics, Forming stainless steel, Product design for formability, Stamping die set up and maintenance. Tool steel selection and die coatings.


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