Polymer Processing Expert: In Plastic Selection, Formulation, Compounding and Processing Equipment

Technical Consultant #1883


  • Application-specific solutions in thermoplastics and thermoset polymers.
  • Design, formulation, process development, and production of high performance specialty polymers.
  • Polymer performance additives: Antimicrobials, nano fibers, nano particles, carbon nano tubes, ceramics, heat stabilizers, ESD components, UV blockers, crystallizing agents, minerals, glass fillers, long fiber reinforcements and impact modifiers.
  • Polymer processing: Extrusion, thermoforming, compounding, injection molding, blow molding and compression molding.
  • Nylon 6 and 6/6, acetal, urethane and EPS foams.
  • Polymers processing optimization and troubleshooting.
  • Existing equipment modifications to develop new processing technologies.
  • Ability to work with current technologies by adapting new processing methods and technologies to meet demands.


Undisclosed Company, Founder, 1983 - Present

  • Proprietor of a high performance polymer consultancy company engaged in the product, process, business and market developments of engineering and high performance polymers.
  • Specialty in providing services by markets and applications, materials and additives, and manufacturing processes.
  • Projects range from material selection, creation, and evaluation, product design, and process engineering, as well as business and market development.
  • Customer base is multinational in nature and is comprised of 50% raw material manufacturers, 25% OEM, and 25% major processors.

Undisclosed Company, Founder, 1983 - Present

  • Development processes for this company that has assembled a collection of processing and support equipment for almost every plastics process.
  • Engaged in the development of specialty and enhanced resins for highly demanding niche applications.
  • Commercialized their own resin developments, offering materials to the markets through a global network of distributors under the Aartel® POM, Aarlon® PA6&6/6, Aartec® high performance resins, and Aardalloy®TPA, trade names.
  • Provides a portfolio of specialty formulations of antimicrobial polymers, impact modifiers, micro and nano composites, hydrogen bonding catalysts, metallic molding compounds, and high specific gravity polymers.
  • Expanded focus into powdered polymers and has developed commercial powdered materials for rotational molding, compression molding, coatings, selective laser sintering, and micro injection molding.
  • Developed the first vacuum molding process and manufacturing press for EPS foams; the first nylon 6 and 6/6, acetal, polyphenyl sulfide, and polyetheretherkeytone for the thermoforming process; and the first rotational molding grades of nylon 6/6 and high impact acetals.


Former U.S. Marine and Vietnam veteran.

Honors & Publications

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • MIT Enterprise Forum in Cambridge.
  • Board of Directors of the Rotational Molding Division of SPE.
  • Collected a host of industry honors and recognition over career.

Publications and Patents

  • A frequent speaker at industry conferences and has been published repeatedly in industry periodicals.


  • M.S.E. Polymer Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • B.S. Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Davie University (Nova), Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • B.S. Electronic Technology, Davie University (Nova), Fort Lauderdale, FL
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