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CPC Plastics, Inc.



CPC Plastics, Inc.

Mr. Clinton P Cowen
770 Main Street West Warwick, Rhode Island 02893 United States

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Education, Certifications & Awards


*Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ?V Silver member, New England Chapter
*Member of the United States Congressional Business Commission
*NRCC Congressional Metal of Distinction - Outstanding Leadership and Vision
*National Register??s ??Who??s Who?? in Executives and Professionals, Subset Plastics
*BSBA, University of Phoenix, Current
*Aviation Electronics | US Navy, Memphis TN | 1988-1990
*Chemical Technology Program | CCRI | 1999
*Advanced IM ...
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Expertise


Thermoplastic, Thermoset, Metal and Liquid Injection Molding:
Material Specification and Analysis
Failure Analysis and Reliability
Part Design and Analysis
Tooling Design and Analysis
Process Development and Analysis
Safety and Injury
Injection Molding Machine Training and Troubleshooting
Electronics and Programming
Robotics and Automation
Hydraulics
Pneumatics
Machine Safety and Injury

 

About CPC Plastics, Inc.


"Our team brings over thirty (30)years of experiance as experts in plastics, and plastics related technology".

Areas of Expertise


Plastic Expert, Plastic Injection Molding, Failure Analysis, Product Liability, Injection Molding Health Safety

Expert Witness Categories


Product Liability, Engineering - Chemical, Stress Analysis, Failure Analysis, Hydraulics, Plastics

Summary of Experience


Professional Plastics Experience
CPC Plastics, Inc. | Providence, RI | 1998 - Current
Responsibilities:
As President, I provide technical consulting and expert testimony services to the automotive, medical, industrial, and consumer plastic industries. My responsibilities include managing injection molding operations and the technical plastics consulting group at our West Warwick, RI plant, and managing the plastic consulting operations at our Brea, CA facility.
Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering Co. | Chicago, IL | 1994-1998
Responsibilities:
I provided installation and technical troubleshooting of Battenfeld?? injection molding machinery, robotics, automation, and auxiliary equipment for the automotive, medical, industrial, and consumer plastic injection molders throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. My responsibilities included plastics processing, tool (mold) analysis, part analysis, and troubleshooting the same.
This position included the responsibility of training company and customer personnel on the safety, operations, processing, troubleshooting and repair of injection molding machinery.
Kawaguchi Engineering Co., LTD. | Chicago, IL | 1993-1994
Responsibilities:
My responsibilities included the installation and technical troubleshooting of Kawaguchi?? injection molding machinery, robotics, automation, and auxiliary equipment for the automotive, medical, industrial, and consumer plastic injection molders throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. My responsibilities included plastics processing, tool (mold) analysis, part analysis, and troubleshooting the same.
This position included the responsibility of training of customer personnel on the safety, operations, processing, troubleshooting and repair of injection molding machinery.
Encore Technology Corporation | Poteau, OK | 1993
Responsibilities:
My responsibilities included technical process, troubleshooting and repair of twenty-five (25) to three thousand (3000) ton injection molding machines for an Oklahoma custom injection molder. This position required the troubleshooting of processing or troubleshooting of plastic injection molding machinery, material handling systems and peripheral equipment. In addition, I was responsible for ensuring part quality, reliability, and safety, through process, quality, and testing programs.
Tex-Tek Plastics, Inc. | San Antonio, TX | 1992-1993
Responsibilities:
I provided technical processing, quality control, troubleshooting and repair of over seventy-five (75), fifteen (15) to two-thousand (2000) ton injection molding machines for a proprietary and custom injection molder. This position required the troubleshooting of processing or troubleshooting of plastic injection molding machinery, plastics tooling, material handling systems and peripheral equipment. In addition, I was responsible for ensuring part quality, reliability, and safety, through process, quality, and testing programs.
Continental White Cap | Champaign, IL | 1991-1992
Responsibilities:
I provided technical processing, quality control, troubleshooting and repair of twelve hundred (1200) ton Husky?? injection molding machines for a proprietary injection molder of closures. This position required the troubleshooting of processing or troubleshooting of plastic injection molding machinery, plastics tooling, material handling systems and peripheral equipment. In addition, I was responsible for ensuring part quality, reliability, and safety, through process, quality, and testing programs.
Phillips Container Corporation | Valdosta, GA | 1990-1991
Responsibilities:
I provided technical processing, quality control, troubleshooting and repair of four (400) to twelve-hundred (1200) ton injection molding machines for a proprietary injection molder of containers. This position required the troubleshooting of processing or troubleshooting of plastic injection molding machinery, plastics tooling, material handling systems and peripheral equipment. In addition, I was responsible for ensuring part quality, reliability, and safety, through process, quality, and testing programs.
Plastic Expert Witness Experience
Provided consulting and expert opinion in a federal product liability case involving a ??big three?? automotive manufacture who recalled over $35,000,000.00 USD in automobiles. The complaint alleged that latent manufacturing defects were responsible for the recall. We represented the injection molder (defendant) who supplied the automotive manufacturer, and vendors, (Plaintiff(s)) with the suspect parts. Thomas F Cullen Jr., Jones Day, Reavis & Pogue, 51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001-2113
Provided consulting and expert opinion to a Global injection molding machinery manufacture involved in a dispute with a client regarding equipment readiness, patent review and tooling and process analysis. Jonathan T. Blank, Attorney at Law, One James Center, 901 East Carey Street, Richmond, VA 23219-4030. Ref: Arburg Injection Molding Co. Inc.
Provided consulting and expert opinion to ISO Butane gas supplier (Defendant) involved in a contractual dispute with a Styrofoam dinnerware manufacturer (Plaintiff) who recalled ten million (10,000,000) lbs. of Styrofoam cups, plates, and bowls allegedly due to high levels of contamination in the butane gas used in the manufacturing process. Wes Wellmaker. Bell, Ryniker and Letourneau, Five Post Oak Park, Suite 1300, Houston, TX 77027
Provided consulting, expert opinion, and mediation services for a dispute between a plastic injection molder and their client, a large hydraulic pump manufacturer. We commissioned an independent program and provided both clients with supporting analytical data and expert opinion as to the failure and responsible party. Dave Klafehn. Empire Precision Plastics, 460 Oak Street, Rochester NY 14608. Nathan Davis. Hargraves Technology Corporation, 127 Speedway Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117-6879.
Provided the United States Department of Justice with plastics consulting and expert testimony for a case for the involving the illegal importation of polyethylene pipe from Mexico along with illegal narcotics. Kevin Rosenberg. United States Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys Office, 300 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles CA 90012.
Provided consulting and expert opinion in a product liability case where the alleged injury of a seven year old girl (plaintiff), and plastics manufacture (defendant) of household products. Steve Gorny. Bartimus, Frinckleton, Robertson & Obetz, P.C. (Client), 1201 Walnut, Suite 2250, Kansas City, Missouri 64106.
Provided consulting and expert opinion in a product liability case where the plaintiff had allegedly been injured while cutting wood, and a plastic manufacturer, distributor, and reseller (defendant(s)). Thomas Lyons. Strauss, Factor, Laing & Lyons (Client), 403 South Main Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903

 

 

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