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Expert in Powder Coating Formulation, Powder Application & Powder Coating Process (All Aspects)

Expert ID: 731325 Connecticut, USA

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Expert has worked in the powder coating industry for over 25 years and is a member of multiple associations.,

Expert has previously held various sales, marketing, and technical positions for additional companies.

Providing a wide variety of technical services to numerous clients in the organic coatings industry (powder coatings, liquid coatings, e-coatings, waterborne, etc.).

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Springfield, Massachusetts - Providence, Rhode Island

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1976 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of New Haven

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1988 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Providing a wide variety of technical services to numerous clients in the organic coatings industry (powder coatings, liquid coatings, e-coatings, waterborne, etc.).
Years: 1984 to 1988 Employer: Ransburg-Gema, Inc. Title: Regional Sales Manager Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for all equipment sales and marketing efforts for the geographical area of the Eastern USA and the entire country of Canada. Primary equipment sales were powder coating application and recovery equipment/systems and specialty control systems.
Years: 1983 to 1984 Employer: Ransburg-Gema, Inc. Title: Product/Engineering Manager Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for product business plan, new product development, design and application engineering departments, inside sales and proposal preparation, manufacturing support, and sales support. Primary equipment support was for powder coating application and recovery equipment/systems and specialty control systems.
Years: 1980 to 1983 Employer: Interrad Corporation Title: Project Manager Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for all powder coating projects from design and proposal through start-up and acceptance by customer, including project planning and management. Designed specialty controls (PLC-based) for powder application and recovery equipment. Primary equipment support was for powder coating application and recovery equipment/systems and specialty control systems.
Years: 1979 to 1980 Employer: ConDiesel Mobile Equipment Title: Project Engineer Department: CONDEC, Corp. Responsibilities: Responsible for specific Department of Defense specialty vehicle programs from design through prototype, testing, and acceptance stages. Performed engineering analyses for vehicle performance and structural integrity in diverse applications and conditions.
Years: 1978 to 1979 Employer: ConDiesel Mobile Equipment Title: Assistant Project Manager Department: CONDEC, Corp. Responsibilities: Responsible for supporting specialty vehicle legacy programs for Department of Defense contracts. Corrected customer, design, and field problems with produced units and orchestrated design improvements/changes to reduce product costs and improve product quality.
Years: 1977 to 1978 Employer: John D. Hollingsworth, Inc. Title: Design Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Designed and developed textile machinery, accessories, and control systems
Years: 1977 to 1977 Employer: Michelin Tire Corp. Title: Industrial Engineer Trainee Department: Responsibilities: Performed time studies and workplace analyses to establish safe and productive work environments.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: China Summary:
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Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Multiple.
Licenses / Certifications
Professional Engineer (State of Connecticut) - PEN 0012137 1981 – Present
Professional Appointments
Editorial Review Board - Powder Coating Magazine
Awards / Recognition
President American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Student Chapter 1974 – 1976
Second Place Great American Wind Harnessing Contest - Society of Automotive Engineers 1976
Publications and Patents Summary
Multiple.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Provided expert witness (litigation assistance) in dozens of cases throughout the USA with a favorable outcome for 100% our clients. Provided expert witness site investigations, sample testing and analysis, deposition testimony, trial testimony, mediation testimony, strategic technical expert planning/consul, in State, Federal, and Local jurisdictions.
Training / Seminars
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
The Powder Coating Institute
Instructor - "Two-Day Hands-On Powder Coating Training" 1989 - Present

The Powder Coating Institute
Presenter - Numerous Conferences and Presentations 1989 - Present

The Chemical Coaters Association
Presenter - Numerous Conferences and Presentations 1995 - Present

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Presenter - Numerous Conferences and Presentations 1991 - Present
Vendor Selection
Many contacts within the industry.

Fields of Expertise

accelerated weathering, anti-corrosive coating failure analysis, coating, coating applicator, coating atomization, coating equipment, coating facility, coating industry, coating inspection, coating machinery, coating material, coating material characterization, coating material failure, coating material failure analysis, coating material quality assurance, coating material specification, coating measurement, coating powder characterization, coating property, coating selection, coating system, coating technology, coating thickness, coating weight, coating-drying oven, corrosion, corrosion failure analysis, corrosion resistance, corrosion-resistant aluminum coating, deposition analysis, dry powder coating process, electrostatic coating, environmental condition, environmental forensics, environmental regulation, failure analysis, filiform corrosion, fluidized-bed coating, industrial finishing, inorganic zinc-rich coating material, low volatile organic compound coating material, phosphating, powder coating environmental regulation, powder coating equipment, powder coating material, powder coating material specification, powder coating process, spray coating, Environmental Protection Agency compliance, product failure, powder technology, powder coating formulation, corrosion monitoring, corrosion coupon, NACE International, coating filler, anodic coating process, corrosion rate, anti-corrosive coating material, bubble-free, compression failure, failure distribution, autophoretic coating process, failure rate, corrosion cost, architectural painting, immersion testing, hydroblasting, galvanic cell, chemical stripping, aluminum corrosion resistance, dry polymer, corrosion removal, architectural coating material, corrosion test equipment, corrosion film, powder coating manufacturing, chemical degradation, corrosion allowance, dry powder blending, corrosion-resistant metal, powder flame-spray coating process, fatigue failure, corrosive chemical compound, corrosion-resistant material, environmental compliance, zinc coating corrosion prevention, 1990 Clean Air Act Amendment, metal coating corrosion, high-performance paint, spin coating, powder conveying, coil coating process, corrosive gas, environmental safety, Teflon coating process, corrosion fatigue, corrosion test facility, environmental data, high-purity water corrosion, powder property, corrosion-control chemical compound, high-performance protective coating, coating crosslinking, inorganic zinc-rich coating process, coating raw material, automobile corrosion, corrosion by-product, dip coating, chemical-resistant coating material, corrosion chemistry, corrosion testing, cold chemical paint stripping, nonferrous metal failure analysis, corrosion-resistant castings, corrosion-resistant alloy, coating formulation, wire coating process, metal surfacing, failure process, waste disposal statute, materials safety data sheet, high-temperature corrosion, adhesive failure analysis, corrosion measurement, deionized-water corrosion, degradation, crevice corrosion, abrasion-resistant coating material, adhesive failure, ultra-fine powder coating process, dispersion coating, environmental impact assessment, paint, corrosion protection, corrosion control, accelerated testing, metallizing, metal coating material, localized corrosion, lacquer, failure modes and effects analysis, Environmental Protection Agency regulation, corrosion prevention, corrosion inhibitor, Clean Air Act, atmospheric corrosion, acidic corrosion

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