Jeff’s vast experience using draw form simulation and his 26 years in the tool and die industry gives him a unique understanding of how to utilize FEA/simulation in product development, processes planning, and troubleshooting. As the leader of Die Cad’s simulation department, Jeff utilizes his knowledge and experience in partnership with our simulation engineers and customers to help identify and solve forming problems early in the development process.
Before joining Die Cad Group in 2017, Jeff worked for AutoForm USA as a Senior Applications Engineer for 4 years, was at Walker Tool & Die 20 years in various roles from Journeyman Tool & Die maker, Die Designer to Simulation Department Manager, prior to that Jeff started his Die Making career at Wolverine Tool & Engineering.
Jeff is a graduate of Grand Rapids Community College and holds numerous advanced certifications in the areas of simulation, spring back analysis, hot forming and CAD/CAM. Jeff’s vast experience in the tool & die industry and knowledge of automotive, appliance and office furniture parts gives him the requisite knowledge to serve as an engineering resource for our customers as well as our internal design teams.