Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Metal Cutting & Manufacturing

ID: 720881 Illinois, USA

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MANUFACTURING. Expert (prefers Cy) has spent his entire career attempting to find the lowest cost method for making the highest quality products. This involves: customer-needs analysis; product design for function, conventional machining, manufacturability, testing and durability, part-making and assembly techniques; field testing and evaluation, and customer satisfaction assurance.

JOB SHOP OPERATIONS. Cy has many years of experience making small quantities of products. In some cases, the product was one-of-a-kind. He also has expertise in both high-volume and job-shop production of machined components.

TOOLHOLDERS. Cy is currently involved in the design, manufacture, and application of rotary and stationary tool and work holders for metal cutting, including floating reamer holders and drivers for tapping.

TOOLING SPECIFICATIONS. Cy writes and critiques American and international tooling specifications, namely ANSI, ASME, ISO, DIN, and MAS.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: Subject: Manager's Program Institution: Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
Year: 1957 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: Illinois Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1983 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1980 to 1983 Employer: Bendix Corporation Title: Engineering Manager Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1972 to 1980 Employer: General Engineering and Manufacturing Corporation Title: Co-Owner Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1966 to 1972 Employer: Honeywell, Inc. Title: Senior Process Engineer Department:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Cy is the former Secretary of ANSI/ASME B5/ Technical Committee #45; is the Chairman of ANSI/ASME B94/ Technical Committee #7; and is currently serving as ANSI/ASME B5 (Main Committee) Chairman.
Publications and Patents Summary
He wrote a section in the Tool and Manufacturing Engineer's Handbook describing the function and design of rotary tool holders used in reaming operations.

Fields of Expertise

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