-Patrick Oltmanm will be speaking at the June meeting about his experience in the mold-less plastic manufacturing company Click-Fold and how 3D design and printing integrate into their industry.
Feel free to visit Patrick's company on the web:
Patricks Professional Bio
-Grew up in Kenya while his father worked for the U.N.
-Served in the German Army as a helicopter mechanic
-Studied mechanical engineering in Germany
-Took on a technical sales and project management role for a plastics machinery manufacturer (Barmag AG)
-Moved to Charlotte in 1995 to become the sales manager for their U.S. subsidiary (American Barmag)
-Completed Wake Forest's Charlotte MBA program in 1999
-Started ClickFold Plastics in 2000 after negotiating a license agreement with a German company to use their technology
Click Fold Overview
-This "mold-less" technology uses CNC machining and CNC line-bending to make plastic parts without the need for molds or fixtures
-The business model targets buyers of prototypes and small volumes who need custom designs on a budget
-The technology also targets buyers who anticipate frequent design changes
-Added digital printing capabilities in 2010 to further eliminate the need for silk screens
-Recipient of a NC workforce development grant in 2011
-Surpassed 1 million in annual sales in 2011
-Sponsor of the Ronald McDonald House
-Sponsor of the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles Program
Patrick Oltmanns, contact data
1-866-649-8665 x 701
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