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 Expert  732402

Expert in Carpet Manufacturing


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Georgia (GA)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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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.
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carpet

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textile

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carpet manufacturing

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polymers

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fiber

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yarn manufacturing

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yarn

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.
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carpet yarn

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.
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carpet recycling

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
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dye chemistry

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
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textile dyeing


Show Only Primary Areas of Expert Consulting

Secondary Expertise
antimicrobial additive, antistatic additive, chemical industry market research, dyeing, latex, nylon extrusion, polyester, tufting

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

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

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2014 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

Expert is an Independent Consultant who also applies his skills and experience in special products sales.

2013 to 2014

 

Beaulieu Group, LLc

 

Sales

 

Account Manager

 

Expert conducted sales of specialty nonwoven textiles and carpets.

2009 to 2013

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc,

 

Manufacturing

 

Senior Process Engineer

 

He engaged in manufacturing technical support services.

2008 to 2009

 

Thermal Systems

 

Sales

 

Sales Manager

 

Expert conducted sales of carpet, textile and recycling machinery.

2005 to 2008

 

Kusters Corporation

 

Sales and Engineering

 

Sales Specialist

 

He conducted sales and service in textiles and carpet machinery.

2002 to 2005

 

Fibrochem

 

Sales and Market Development

 

Sales Specialist

 

Expert conducted specialty chemicals development and sales to textiles, carpets and industrial markets.

1991 to 2002

 

Solutia

 

Carpet Fibers

 

Technical Account Manager

 

He engaged in sales and service for fibers for carpet manufacturing.


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)


Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - 5,830,240  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 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.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

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

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   Proficient

Market Research:
Expert has extensive sales and marketing experience in several areas, including: Specialty Chemicals Nylon and Acrylic Fibers Carpet and Textile Machinery Recycling Machinery and Technology

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

 

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