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Expert in Product Development for Glass & Plastic Packaging for the Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Industries

Expert ID: 724725 Florida, USA

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He has been involved in package design for the Personal care and Pharmaceutical industry for over 35 years.

This involves material choice for product compatibility. Graphics and decorating processes.

Packaging line suggestions for modifications for the use of new components to maximise line speed.

He has over 35 years experience in assisting customers in choosing the proper materials for blow molded and injection molded items for functionality and chemical compatibility.

The packaging Process goes hand in hand with new componentry to be certain that tolerances are held to ensure integrity of the package. He has over 35 years experience in this area.

Consultant to Crystal Glass and Packaging re market development of nail polish bottles and fragrance glass.Consultant to Airspray International. To develop market
for non aerosol spray devices. Consultant to New High Glass Company. To develop a Distributor program of Glass an Plastic packaging components.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Miami, Florida - Hialeah, Florida - Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Hollywood, Florida - Pembroke Pines, Florida - Port Saint Lucie, Florida - Miami Beach, Florida - West Palm Beach, Florida - Pompano Beach, Florida - Boca Raton, Florida

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1969 Degree: BS Subject: Chemistry Institution: Sir George Williams University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2003 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Sales, Marketing and package development of filled and empty special patented sprayers, child resistant packaging. Developed new molds with various blow moulders. Complex neck finish for new snap on closures and spray components.
Years: 2001 to 2003 Employer: Consolidated Bottle Company Title: V.P. & General Manager Department: Responsibilities: Sales & Management of all divisions in Canada and USA.
Years: 1999 to 2001 Employer: The Leitman Group Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Manufacturer's Agent for Various Injection and Blow molders and Specialty Dispensing Packaging.
Years: 1998 to 1999 Employer: Vetrerie Bruni U.S.A. Title: V.P. & General Manager Department: Responsibilities: Marketing and sales of glass bottles for cosmetic, food, and wine industries for Italian glass manufacturer.
Years: 1976 to 1998 Employer: W. Braun Company Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Sales and Marketing for two branches and international divisions of Cosmetic, Personal care and Food Packaging.
Years: 1970 to 1975 Employer: Avant Industries, ltd. Title: V.P. Sales & Marketing Department: Responsibilities: Sales and Marketing of cosmetic, packaging and glass for Italian manufacturer.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1971 to 1973 Agency: Canadian Government Role: "CR" Packaging Description: He was on the committee to set standards for Child Resistant Packaging

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: China Summary: He developed molds for injection molding of spray components.
Years: to Present Country / Region: Mexico Summary: He developed spray components for new design of mini sprayers.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Professional Appointments
Director of CCTFA 1982-1984, 2001-2003
Awards / Recognition
CCCA Man of the Year
Publications and Patents Summary
Magazine articles in Trade Publications

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French He is fluent in French

Fields of Expertise

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