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Expert in Carpet Manufacturing

Expert ID: 732402 Georgia, USA

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Expert is a textile chemist by education and has extensive experience in the manufacture of polymers, polymer additives, fiber and yarn production, fiber and yarn spin finish design and application. He has have worked with many different types of synthetic and natural fiber systems.

Expert has worked for over 15 years in the design and manufacturing of carpets for residential, commercial, modular carpets (tiles), automotive carpets and rugs. His experience is heavily focused on the chemistry of fiber and carpet dyeing and finishing. He has also been involved in the sales and technical services for carpet manufacturing machinery.

He has ten years of experience in carpet recycling systems. This has involved systems for reducing post-industrial and post-consumer carpets and other flooring products into their component parts and processing these materials back into useful products.

Graduated with a degree in Textile Chemistry. Worked in Product Development involved in dyeing and finishing of natural and synthetic materials for over ten years

During my tenure in the fiber business I spent considerable time in working with solution dyed fibers. Mostly nylon but I have experience in other fibers (PET, PP, Acrylic) as well

He served as Marketing Consultant to the International Flooring Group, conducting several projects between 2001 and 2008.
He is currently employed as the President of his eponymous consulting firm providing expertise and services in Technical Consulting and Marketing Consulting.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia - Roswell, Georgia - Marietta, Georgia - Knoxville, Tennessee - Chattanooga, Tennessee - Huntsville, Alabama

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1977 Degree: Graduate Courses Subject: Textile Chemistry and Polymer Science Institution: Clemson University
Year: 1975 Degree: Bachelor of Science Subject: Textile Chemistry Institution: Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2014 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Expert is an Independent Consultant who also applies his skills and experience in special products sales.
Years: 2013 to 2014 Employer: Beaulieu Group, LLc Title: Account Manager Department: Sales Responsibilities: Expert conducted sales of specialty nonwoven textiles and carpets.
Years: 2009 to 2013 Employer: Mohawk Industries, Inc, Title: Senior Process Engineer Department: Manufacturing Responsibilities: He engaged in manufacturing technical support services.
Years: 2008 to 2009 Employer: Thermal Systems Title: Sales Manager Department: Sales Responsibilities: Expert conducted sales of carpet, textile and recycling machinery.
Years: 2005 to 2008 Employer: Kusters Corporation Title: Sales Specialist Department: Sales and Engineering Responsibilities: He conducted sales and service in textiles and carpet machinery.
Years: 2002 to 2005 Employer: Fibrochem Title: Sales Specialist Department: Sales and Market Development Responsibilities: Expert conducted specialty chemicals development and sales to textiles, carpets and industrial markets.
Years: 1991 to 2002 Employer: Solutia Title: Technical Account Manager Department: Carpet Fibers Responsibilities: He engaged in sales and service for fibers for carpet manufacturing.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2004 to 2008 Country / Region: Europe and Asia Summary: Machinery Sales for International Machinery Company

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (1971-present): Regional Chairman (1986-1999); Regional VP (2001)
Society of Plastics Engineers (2008-present)
Society of Triboilogists and Lubricant Engineers (2001-present)
ASTM (2005-present)
American Chemical Society (1975-1991).
Licenses / Certifications
Six Sigma GreenBelt (2010)

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Proficient

Fields of Expertise

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