Technical Marketing Research Consultant: Plastics, Speciality Materials and Technical Products

Technical Consultant #1209


Expertise

  • Technical marketing research: Demand, supply, pricing, competitive assessment product attribute measurement and valuation.
  • Competitive analysis, benchmarking, market and industry analysis, due diligence and management counsel.
  • Conducted many market/business research studies for companies interested in acquisitions, new product development, product pricing, channels of distribution and industry trends and forecasts.
  • Specialty and fine chemicals: Plastics, polymers, additives, films and fibers.
  • Market research programs on nutraceutical, veterinary products, food ingredients and additives.
  • Conducted market studies of advanced materials: Ceramics, composites, metals, nickel - based alloys and copper alloys.
  • In electronics industry, evaluated: Thermal insulating materials, tantalum capacitors, solders, ICs, MOSFETS, IGBT, power-diodes, thyristors and related high power discrete components.
  • Evaluated mechanical pumps, valves, motors, turbines, diesels, vessels, heat exchangers, centrifuges.
  • Instrumentation: Respirators, MRI, MR, X - Ray, ultrasonic chromatographs.
  • Experience with fabricated components such as pipe, wire, castings, forgings, ballistic and armor.
  • Marketing research on construction materials: Windows, doors, flooring, tile, rebar and concrete forms.

Experience

Independent Consultant

  • Over 20 years as a professional consultant with current and past positions as President and Partner.
  • Vast industry contacts and professional marketing research consultant.

Cites Service R&D Company, Venture Manager

  • Identified and established a new business, including licensing of technology.
  • Performed total business analyses from R&D through commercialization.

Triangle Conduit & Cable Company, Assistant Director, Corporate Planning

  • Managed company wide capital expenditure programs. Undertook special projects covering facilities, demand and internal mechanical audits.

Singer Manufacturing Company, Program Manager

  • Measured progress against plans. Responsible for knowing the status of the worldwide R&D programs and plans related to sewing machines and the company's development to automating the sewing industry.

Honors & Publications

  • Seven Publications.
  • A NJ Licensed professional engineer
  • An elected member of the Institute of Management Consultants [CMC]
  • Member of The Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals [SCIP]
  • Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers [ASME]
  • Member of the Institute of Food Technologists [IFT]
  • Charter member of the Association for Corporate Growth NJ Chapter [ACG]
  • Member Association of Independent Intelligence Professional [AIIP]
  • Member of SAMPE
  • Member of the American Composite Manufacturers Association
  • Member of the Association of the U.S. Army

Education

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineer, Rutgers University, NJ
  • MBA, Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
  • PE, New Jersey
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