E. Deerfield Drive
PA 19063, USA.
610 565 7295
BE Mech. (India), MS (IIT, India) & PhD (U of Penn, USA)
License: PE, Pennsylvania
Membership: ASME, TAPPI
company reports, workshops.
Patents:15 US and several foreign
uitlity patents for
machinery, package design and systems.
in Process Improvement and
Restart Webcon Inc. Consultancy.
Converting Process Development Group, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP),
- Machinery Design:
Managed a group to design state-of-the-art machines for
tissue converting (winding, folding and wrapping); and a high speed
machine slitter rewinder.
- Process Support:
Support APP’s US converting operations in Solaris and
Mercury – equipment center-lining and tuning, training and machinery
- Project Work:
Evaluate machinery manufacturers in Guanzhou area, and
survey advanced machine shop capabilities in China.
Inc., Consultancy in Process Improvement and
Major tissue paper companies worldwide, and a number of smaller
K-C, P&G, Marcal, Johnson & Johnson, Georgia-Pacific,
Boise-Cascade, K-C Mexico, PT Zilina
- Process Control:
Improve and support converting processes
for LDC, HWC, TAD & DRC embossed/laminated rolled products
wet wipes), & folded (facial, napkins, wipers, absorbent pads,
- Machinery Evaluation:
Visit, run trials and evaluate new
machinery from major suppliers in USA (PCMC, Bretting, Hayssen,
Europe (Perini, Futura, Casmatic).
- Project Engineering:
Spec, layout, manning, throughput,
etc., for new production lines.
- Machinery: Design
and fabricate specialized converting
machinery (winder, folder, wrapper, bundler, etc.)
for Medical Industry
- Support consolidation of SKU's
for manufacturability, leading to new machinery definition.
- Invent and design new concept
machinery for high speed production, and commercialize.
- Golf Ball production
& Engineered Lumber manufacturing.
- General Packaging
& Bottle Filling operations.
- Automation &
Process Control for increased productivity.
& Management Positions in
R&D, Scott Paper Co.
Paper Making Process Improvement:
- Managed a Design Group
which designed and manufactured proprietary
converting machinery and upgrades; followed by successful start-ups
- Gatekeeper of new converting
machinery worldwide, and
determining its applicability to company operations.
- Analyses and computer simulations
of winding kinematics of
center and surface winders, leading to improvements in wind quality and
- Designed Speciality Modules
manufacture of non-woven materials, laminates, diapers, baby wipes and
- Expertise in value adding
processes in converting; viz.,
embossing, folding, laminating, etc.
including pattern development.
and numerical work leading to improvements in CD &
MD uniformity, bulk
enhancement & machine reliability, followed by successful
positions in machinery design and automation.
- Roll design and crowning
for press rolls.
- Negative crown and
Yankee crown sharing for felt life enhancement.
- Yankee Crown
Modification for improved CD uniformity.
- Contouring of Lips
of Vacuum Shoes &
Uhle Boxes for uniform wear.
- Calender Roll design
and crowning to create a uniform nip, roll cover specification..
- Reeling &
Secondary arm control for bulk improvement.
Un-weighting and draw control for bulk uniformity.
Germany and USA.