As General Manager of Product Testing
, Jeff directs a team of ten engineers at two product testing laboratories in North America: one in Akron, Ohio, and one in Lansing, Michigan. He first joined Smithers in 2002 and has worked in product testing, material testing, and sample preparation. He has developed and executed a wide variety of test programs including pressure
, and temperature
specifications on automotive
, nuclear, and consumer products
Jeff has more than 15 years of experience testing rubber and plastic components, parts, and products against common industry and governmental standards including ASTM
, Fed, MIL, FDA, and automotive OEM specifications.
Expertise: Product Testing
Qualifications and Professional Accreditation
Jeff is a member of the Hose Safety Institute Advisory Council of the Association for Hose and Accessories Distribution (NAHAD). He is a graduate of the Univeristy of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Polymer Engineering. He has also presented at numerous conferences on product testing best practices.
You can access a few of Jeff's technical presentations here: