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

Expert ID: 726954 Tennessee, USA

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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.

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.

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

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1989 Degree: Subject: Business Institution: CPI

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2021 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Regional Sales Manager Department: Product Inspection North America Responsibilities: Packaging Product Inspection Equipment for Quality Control and Contamination Detection Processes
Years: 2020 to 2021 Employer: Sidel Title: Key Account Manager- North America Department: Food, Home, Personal Care Responsibilities: Sidel, one of three industry groups of Tetra Laval, is a leading provider of equipment and services solutions for packaging beverage, food, home and personal care products. Sidel has over 170 years of experience with proven expertise in blowing, filling, labelling, material-handling, end-of-line and line-engineering solutions, including an innovative focus on the factory of tomorrow with advanced systems.
Years: 2016 to 2020 Employer: Domino Amjet, Inc. Title: Sector Development Manager, North America Department: Responsibilities: North America Foods Sector Focus to improve Production Line Automation, Food Safety and Traceability. Domino Printing Sciences/Domino Amjet is the brand leader in coding and marking for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, health/beauty, and all packaging/industrial industries.
For more than 35 years, Domino has enabled food manufacturers to code and mark their products safely and reliably, on a diverse range of packaging materials, and in the most testing environments.

From the earliest legislative requirements to the current and increasingly complex multi-format solutions, Domino technologies continue to underpin the industry with innovative products and world-class service and support.

Domino understands the critical issues that affect the food & beverage industry and has the expertise and experience within the wide range of these production sectors to provide a solution that is right for you.
Years: 2013 to 2016 Employer: A-B-C Packaging Machine Corporation Title: Region Manager Department: Responsibilities: Since 1940, A-B-C has been a leading industry Manufacturer of Secondary Packaging Machinery including: Palletizers, Case Erectors, Case Sealers, Tray Formers, Case Packers, Bottle Packers, Bulk Bottle Depalletizers, Case Conveyors, Pallet Handling Systems, Partition Inserters, and Decasers for Bottles. PMMI Member since 1951.
Years: 2008 to 2012 Employer: BOEHM Automation Title: President & COO Department: Responsibilities: 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.
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Telesis Technologies, Inc Title: Global Aftermarket Sales Manager Department: Responsibilities: 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.)
Years: 2003 to 2005 Employer: TRUMPF Title: Regional Manager - Midwest USA Department: Responsibilities: 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.
Years: 1999 to 2003 Employer: Technifor USA Inc. (Gravograph Owned) Title: Regional Manager Department: Responsibilities: 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.
Years: 1995 to 1997 Employer: A-B-C Packaging Machine Corporation Title: Industry Manager Department: Responsibilities: 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

Associations / Societies
IoPP (Institute of Packaging Professionals), SME
Professional Appointments
Board Member of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (chapter level)

Additional Experience

Vendor 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.
Marketing Experience
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.

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