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Richard Mensik

Work History

Manufacturing Engineer

Dynomax, Inc.

I have overall responsibility for the injection molding plant which is one of Dynomax's four facilities in the Chicago area. This includes primarily operations, marketing and sales, financial responsibility, research and development, and personell.

We manufacture high precision parts for the Military, Aerospace, Advanced transportation and Medical industries. I mold thermoplastics and thermosets as well as two component LSR and bulk Flourosilicone. We have a very wide range of resins and processes all requiring their own unique training, equipment and control.

Special Projects Manager

Mitsubishi, MHI Injection Molding Machinery, Inc.

As special projects manager I designed all options, including injection unit up and downsizes which were ordered for the U.S., Canada and Mexico. I also was dirctly involved in Sales assistance, service, training and customer conflict resolution.

Project / Regional Manager

Sodick Plustech

My duties included direct Sales for the midwest, as well as Engineering / Project Management for the U.S. Sodick produces a non traditional plunger style injection machine that benefitted the micro molding and precision tolerance aspects of the industry.


Arete Consulting

I provided support for injection molders in the thermoplastic, thermoset and LSR industries. Support consisited of tooling design, in mold labeling, multi component and in mold assembly projects as well as plant startups, service, training and repair.

Midwest Regional Manager

Arburg Injection Molding Machinery

I have direct responsibility for sales, service and applications engineering functions in the midwest region. My responsibilities include direction for a 4 man team of proffesionals and operations of the Midwest Technical Center. As a team we support over 550 injection molders covering a wide range of technologies and disciplines. Engineering support is critical to success and growth of market share in challenging economic times as well as understanding and applying multiple technologies



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