Chris Wood has been in the machine tool industry for over 10 years helping customers solve their manufacturing and process challenges. His focus is around implementing technology, concepts and procedures that will ultimately help American Manufacturers become more productive and profitable.
Don McMillan has 35 years of experience using Advanced Technology in manufacturing; helping a wide range of customers with process improvements, equipment upgrades and full turn-key engineered solutions. His career history includes: Engineering and Management of Applied Technology specific to EDM and 5-axis milling; giving him a full understanding of the challenges manufacturers face on a daily basis. Don is a Certified Tool Maker and a former General Manager of a high volume EDM job shop.
With over 15 years in the Manufacturing Industry in a variety of roles all around the globe, Eike brings a unique perspective to the table. His strong management and marketing background helps you holistically evaluate your companies value chain start to finish, optimize your ROI and ultimately increase profits. He believes in true partnership with his customers beyond just the machine tool purchase, it’s about getting deeply intricated with all aspects of your business, challenge the status quo to help you compete and win, both locally and globally.
Kyle Brunner has 20 years in the manufacturing industry working in small to large shops and in both tool rooms and production floors. He has helped hundreds of manufacturers with turnkey solutions, operator and programming training in an array of applications, including: machining centers, 5-axis, Swiss turning, Wire EDM, round and non-round grinding, fixture and tooling design. He is trained in lean, Six Sigma, Dupont STOP for Safety Program and is a certified green belt
Larry Duford’s 40 years of experience in Key Account sales/support, manufacturing, engineering and plant logistics along with his strong leadership and management background in company and operation startups qualify him as an industry expert. Larry attended Bridgeport Engineering Institute (BSEE program) and is a Lean Certified Specialist, GE Six Sigma Black Belt, and a Certified Project Management Professional (CalTech, Stanford and MIT) and is a member of the Project Management Institute. Larry is bilingual and speaks Mandarin and is also a US Navy veteran.