Accomplishments & Seminars

Listing of Accompishments

Professional Honors

  • Named as Senior Fellow of the Society, of the Society of Plastics Engineers in 2005 for lifetime contributions in the field of plastics.

Patents

  • Coholder of the FOGCUTTER tm a fogless dental mirror 4,568,281.
  • Sole holder of the TV. LOCKEY — an electrical locking device, pending.
  • Coholder SOFTTUF process patent — Mattel Toy.

Professional Memberships/Associations Accomplishments

  • Board Chair, Plastics Design and Development Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2006-2007
  • Board Member, Rocky Mountain Division, Society of Plastics Engineers, 2001-2005
  • Board Member, Plastics Design and Development Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Instructor, Larimer County Community College, “Advanced Plastics Processing’ 1996
  • Co-chair “Tooling and Part Engineering: Choices, Standards, and Economies” National Plastics Exposition 1994
  • Senior Member, Society of Plastics Engineers. Member since 1970
  • Member Society of the Plastics Industries Member since 1989
  • Member, Society of Manufacturing Engineers since 1990
  • Member American Mold Builders Association
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society of Plastics Engineers 1992-1996.
  • Member, Society of the Plastics Industry Speakers Bureau.
  • Member, Society of Plastics Engineers Speakers Bureau.
  • Former member, Hewlett Packard’s Plastics Corporate Design, Tooling and Manufacturing Strategy Task Force.
  • Member, Hewlett Packard’s Corporate Sheet Metal Commodity Team. 1980-1990
  • Member, board of directors of So. Calif. Chapter Society of Plastics engineers 1977-1981

Other

  • Faculty Instructor, Front Range Community College, Fort Collins CO Since 1996
  • Faculty Instructor, Nypro Institute, Clinton MA since 1994
  • Guest Lecturer Injection Molding Bi-Annual Conferences since 1991
  • Instructor/Consultant for the Canadian Plastics Institute, Toronto Ontario, Canada since 1985
  • Guest lecturer/seminar leader at the Plastics Designer’s Forum biannual conference since 1987
  • Consultant for TelTech Inc. a technical knowledge reset service, Minneapolis, MN. Since 1978
  • Expert witness in product liability trials since 1991.
  • Guest Lecturer at: Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, Stevens Institute, Paramus, NJ; Colorado State
  • University, Fort Collins, CO; University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

SEMINARS

Creator and instructor of the following seminars:

  • DISIPLINED/SCIENTIFIC MOLDING – One Day Seminar
  • MANAGEMENT TRAINING IN PLASTICS – Two Day Seminar
  • INJECTION MOLDING OPTIMIZATION – Half Day Seminar
  • PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT IN INJECTION MOLDING Ã- One Day Seminar
  • COST REDUCTION IN INJECTION MOLDED PARTS – One Day Seminar
  • SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES FOR SMALL MANUFACTURERS – One Day Seminar
  • TOOLING STANDARDS – One Day Seminar
  • TROUBLESHOOTING FROM DESIGN TO PROCESSING – One Day Seminar
  • FROM QC TO SPC – Setting up and running a QC program. One day Seminar
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF INJECTION MOLDING – Mastering injection molding. Two Day Seminar
  • ZERO DEFECTS — Quality improvement in manufacturing. 4 Hour seminar
  • BASIC INJECTION MOLDING/BASIC TROUBLE SHOOTING – Mastering the injection molding process. One Day Seminar
  • SETTING UP YOUR OWN QC PROGRAM – Up grading a quality control program. One Day Seminar
  • QUALITY STATISTICS — Advanced statistical quality control
  • EXECUTIVE SEMINARS FOR PLASTICS – Project engineering and management of plastics programs. Up to three days
  • TRYOUTS, STARTUP AND QUALIFICATIONS OF MOLDS. One Day Seminar.
  • SCIENTIFIC MOLD QUALIFICATIONS One Day Seminar
  • EXPERT MOLDING One Day Seminar
  • Instructor for the Israeli Rubber and Plastics Institute
  • Instructor for Technical Service Engineers for SABIC Corporation
  • Seminar Instructor for Society of Plastics Engineers
  • Instructor for three day Quality Control Seminars held bi-annually at PLASTIC FAIR both east and west coast since 1983.
  • Seminar Instructor of Plastics Fairs and Plastics Product Designer’s forum since 1989
  • Instructor for Canadian Plastics Institute, Toronto, Ontario Canada, since 1990
  • Lecturer Society of Plastics Engineers National Speaker’s circuit 1984 to present
  • Contributing editor to Hewlett Packard’s Supplier Quality Handbook 1990 Edition
  • Guest Speaker: Society of Plastics Engineers, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Rocky Mountain Council for competitive products, American Society of Production Control, American Society of Mold Builders, Society for the Plastics Industry.
  • Instructional computer programs
  • Quick-Sight Estimator – A stand alone computer program that estimates part and mold costs.
  • Capacity Planning for Injection Molding – Two spreadsheet programs to determine the size and capacity of new tooling and how to determine the capacity requirements of a molding plant. Copyright 1995
  • ToolTrack – a computer spread sheet program to track the progress of the building of injection molds and report to customers. Copyright 1994
  • Instructional Videotapes Training tapes used for in-house instruction or in conjunction with seminars.
  • Practical Mold Installation A guide to Change-Overs, Start Ups and Operations
  • A training video with accompanying text book on the procedures of mold installation and efficient production in English, Spanish, French and German. Copyright 1993
  • Mold Setting A guide to setting molds
  • A training video with accompanying text book on the procedures of mold installation. Copyright 1993

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