Kip Doyle – Scientific Molding Expert
CEO – POV Plastic Solutions/Founder – moldingHELP.com
Kip Doyle has more than thirty five years experience in the injection molding industry with more than twenty years experience in production management and process engineering. He spent seven years working for injection molding machinery companies supporting injection molders in various technical positions and three years working for RJG Inc. in consultant/trainer and sales roles. He has proven expertise in all aspect of injection molding with a specific focus on Scientific Molding techniques.
In 2009, Kip founded POV Plastic Solutions. The focus for the company is summarized in the following tagline: “Molding Solutions from the Plastic’s Point of View”. In 2012, moldingHELP.com was formed. They offer services and products that help molders optimize their process, reduce costs, and improve efficiency. They also offer liaison services helping OEM’s interact with their molding suppliers.
John Bozzelli - Pioneer of Scientific Molding
CEO – Injection Molding Solutions
John Bozzelli is a graduate of Marietta College (BS) and Ohio University (MS). His studies were interrupted for a stint in Vietnam (US Army, Purple Heart; Silver Star). Twenty years of Dow Plastics provided extensive experience in polymer synthesis, development, production, and processing. John has been a seminar leader with RJG Associates, Injection Molding Magazine, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, General Polymers and John Klees.
Competent in resin characterization and analysis, his specialty is
practical, hands-on injection molding training with both small and large machines. National recognition has come through 10 patents, over 60 papers covering plastics, processing, machine specifications, and over 25 years on the national seminar circuit.
Glenn Beall – Plastic Part Design Expert/
Plastics Hall of Fame Inductee
CEO – Glenn Beall Plastics, Ltd.
Glenn Beall is an engineer, consultant, educator and editor who played a key role in the advancement of plastics design. He entered the plastics industry after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Bradley University in 1957. As an engineer in the research division of Abbott Laboratories from 1958 to 1968, he developed medical devices, receiving twelve patents. He obtained 23 more, for medical and other products.
He was named for injection molding magazine’s 1995 outstanding design achievement in injection molding. In 1997, Beall received the award for outstanding achievement in plastics education from the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), which cited his work as an instructor on design and other aspects of technology. Also in 1997 Glenn’s outstanding contributions to the plastics industry were recognized as he was inducted into the Plastics Hall of Fame.
Dr. Robin Kent – Energy Management Expert
Managing Director - Tangram Technology
Dr Ken has a B.Eng.(Hons) in Materials Engineering from Monash University in Australia and a Ph.D. in Solid State Physics (Polymer Physics) from the University of Surrey in England. Since 1972 Dr Kent has been involved with plastics processing in a variety of sectors ranging from extrusion to injection molding.
He has published over 400 technical papers and articles on plastics and windows and written 2 books on plastics processing and energy management. Dr Kent was awarded the Plastics Industry Award’s 2010 ‘Personal Contribution’ award for his work as a champion of energy efficiency and for helping numerous processors to make savings through better energy use.
Rich Bleck – Tooling Expert
CEO – Procon Training & Consulting
Rich Bleck has been involved in the plastics industry for 40 years. His formal training came from Lakeshore Technical Institute with Plastics Technology as his concentration. His extensive manufacturing experience came from a technically driven injection molding company named Phillips Plastics Corporation.
In his 35 years with Phillips, he was heavily involved with tool design and procurement. Rich also has a solid knowledge of processing engineering grade polymers, hot runners, electro-plating on plastics, process and machine validation, multishot molding, In-mold decorating and process monitoring systems. While in the manufacturing arena he implemented a process monitoring system on 70 presses to auto sort suspect or reject parts, many being sorted by cavity pressure.
His “hands on” experience is valuable in troubleshooting tooling issues and preventing issues before they happen.
Torsten Kruse – Mold Flow Simulation Expert
CEO – Kruse Analysis, Inc.
Torsten Kruse is a highly regarded industry expert in injection molding. Following a successful career with Arburg, Inc. (1986-1995), he formed his own company, Kruse Analysis, Inc. in 1995. He has developed customized in-house training courses for injection molders. He was a main platform speaker at NPE '94, and served as a consultant and part owner in the development of Paulson's Sim-Tech™ injection molding simulator as well as DVD based injection molding training courses.
While at Arburg, Kruse worked on customers' injection molding applications, designed and delivered customer-training programs, and headed the internal injection molding applications department.
Bill Hartwick - Injection Machinery Repair Specialist
CEO - Filter Specialties Co./ Enersavecontrols Inc.
With over 30 years of experience in machinery repair on the customer site, Bill has grown extensive knowledge of machine troubleshooting and repair techniques. Bill established Filter Specialties in 2002 to provide hydraulic filtration solutions for customers with a passion for extending machine life. Global Service and repairs was the next logical course of action. Having roots with companies such as Engel Injection Molding Machinery, Magna International (Automotive), and Negri Bossi Injection Molding Machinery, Bill has had the opportunity to be tested by fire to find fast, cost effective ways to bring solutions for equipment and cell related breakdowns.
The focus is always to get his customers back on line and in production. He has knowledge in the areas of hydraulics, mechanical, electrical/electronic, pneumatics, PLC & automation cell, and robotics (Cartesian & 6 axis style). Frequency drive retrofits on injection molding machines for substantial energy savings are also a primary focus.
moldingHELP.com specializes in the following:
Scientific Molding/Decoupled Molding, Technical training and seminars, Energy management, Part design for manufacturability, Tool design and review, Tight tolerance/precision molding, Thermal imaging, Micro/Nano molding, Cavity Pressure/In-Mold Sensing Technology, Powder injection molding (PIM/MIM/CIM), Liquid injection molding (LIM/LIMS), Tool transfers, Multi-Component Molding, Mucell/Foam molding, Gas Assist & Gas Counter Pressure, Lens Molding, Thin Wall Molding, Insert Molding/Reel to Reel Molding, Screw Design, Hot Runner Systems, Automation, Plant Audits, Production equipment selection, Plant Layout and Startup, Medical Molding, Medical validation and documentation processes for FDA, Processing of specialized materials (i.e.: Bioresorbable Resins), Material selection, Resin Analysis & Part Testing, Low Pressure Molding, Captive injection molding, Custom injection molding, and more!
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