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Hands on training of technical and operational personnel in all aspects of machine operations, quality monitoring, and process capability studies in a molding machine environment. Complete operation of production line facilities from concept (PPAP runoffs) to full production run statistics. Capable of a wide range of competencies on various computers systems and computer software. (RJG cavity and press monitoring, scientific molding methods and 8D problem solving tools) An ability to use continuous improvement techniques to maintain quality of products, scrap reduction and operating expenses in a manufacturing environment (TQM) Ability to trouble shoot Programmable Logic Control Systems (PLC’s)

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A strong commitment to achieving sustained customer satisfaction through the use of quality systems. Met with customers on a regular basis to develop machine specifications and solve operational problems. Conducted customer training and troubleshooting on all types of machine operations throughout the United States and Central America. Experienced in the set-up and entertaining of customers at plastics industry expositions and trade shows.


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Ferris State College, Big Rapids, MI 1983. Associate Degree in Plastics Engineering Technology. Member of Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Active participation in professional development workshops and seminars

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Recent Answers from Richard W. Keeley

2016-02-07 Transfer position to Cushion Position:

If in fact you are utilizing a valve gate once the valve gate closes there should be no more material entering the cavity. This can be checked by weighing the parts that you are running now vrs. what they

2015-01-18 painting a name and phone no on plastic:

Since I do not know what the plastic is that you are trying to paint I would suggest that you scribe or engrave the information into the items.

2014-11-21 Ultem HU1010:

The ULTEM Resin family of amorphous thermoplastic polyetherimide (PEI) resins offers outstanding elevated thermal resistance, high strength and stiffness, and broad chemical resistance. ULTEM is available

2014-10-24 resin vs plastic:

The word "resin" has been applied in the modern world to nearly any component of a liquid that will set into a hard lacquer or enamel-like finish. An example is nail polish, a modern product which contains

2013-11-26 the minimum size of gathered sheet in extruder:

Sheet takeoff systems can be made in any configuration and size you wish. Weight is no issue if the system is designed to handle it.    Rik


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