Caplugs

  • Train distribution partners on project qualification, technical information collection, materials, manufacturing methods and product options.
  • Provide technical support to distributors and both new and existing customers.
  • Liase with manufacturing plants throughout the world to ensure the smooth flow of custom molded rubber and plastic product projects.
  • Generate business and ensure growth of new and existing accounts by assessing potential application of products and offering solutions that meet the customer needs.
  • Assist with the qualification of distribution partners.

Who are Caplugs

Founded in 1948, Caplugs is a leader in the product protection and masking industry. In 2012 Caplugs acquired Shercon and its facilities in Los Angeles and Hangzhou, China. With plants in New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, California and China, Caplugs is a trusted global partner for its customers.

Caplugs

Greentree

  • Generated business and ensured growth of existing accounts by assessing potential application of products and offering solutions that met the customer needs.
  • Developed and managed the Engineering and Design Department, created procedures and working practices to ensure the smooth flow of projects through the organization from design through manufacturing and onto customer acceptance.
  • Managed masking improvement program for key accounts. Involving time on customers’ sites developing and designing custom rubber molded masking solutions, and working practices whilst liaising with production plants in the USA and Asia.
  • Developed and designed custom masking and protection solutions, utilising a number of materials such as silicone, neoprene, EPDM, SBR, LDPE, Vinyl, flouroelastomer and natural rubber. Involving manufacturing processes such as compression molding, transfer molding, injection molding, dip molding, rapid prototyping and adhesive tape die cutting.
  • Managed the introduction of new manufacturing, rapid protoyping and converting equipment, including log slitters, laminators, die cutting machinery and 3D printers. Responsible for specification of equipment, selection of vendors, contract negotiation, management of build, testing, installation and training.
  • Wrote and introduced a technical training program

Who are Greentree

Greentree are the UK distributor for Caplugs masking and protection products. Providing standard and custom molded rubber, vinyl and plastic products to a variety of industries including, aerospace, heavy equipment manufacture, chemical processing, surface treatment and automotive.

Greentree-Shercon

Moonstone Hotel Properties

  • Directed all Information Technology functions
  • Project management of guest room technology for a new build 150 room resort, including specification of equipment, selection of vendors, contract negotiation, management of build, testing, installation and training.
  • Key member of transition and integration team for acquisitions and sales of hotel properties
  • Project management of a centralised reservation system for fourteen hotels
  • Led the installation, training and management of customer relationship management (CRM), point of sale (POS), reservation and global distribution (GDS) systems, along with call accounting and on-demand movie interfaces
  • Developed web and social media presence
  • Provided business analytics for internet and e-mail marketing

Who are Moonstone Hotel Properties

Moonstone Hotel Properties are a boutique hotel company with hotels in California and Oregon. In addition to owning hotels, Moonstone Hotels also manages The Oregon Garden a botanical garden and resort in Silverton, Oregon.

John D Gill experience Moonstone Hotel Properties

Shercon Inc

  • Designed and managed the introduction of new rubber products and product lines along with custom rubber products for clients in the aerospace, automotive, heavy agricultural equipment, appliance, fluid control and plumbing industries
  • Created and managed Engineering and Design Department, creating procedures and working practices to ensure the smooth flow of projects through the organisation and across manufacturing plants in the USA and Asia
  • Led the technical training program throughout the organization
  • Provided technical support for national and international distributors
  • Project management of new manufacturing equipment, including specification of equipment, selection of vendors, contract negotiation, management of build, testing, installation and training.

Who are Shercon Inc

Shercon, Inc manufactures OEM Rubber Products for use in the automotive, heavy agricultural equipment, appliance, fluid control and plumbing industries. Founded in 1946, Shercon also produces high-quality precision masking products for use in the surface finishing industry. Shercon is a solutions-driven company which leverages its considerable design and engineering expertise to fabricate the highest-quality products.

John D Gill experience Shercon Inc

Cobden Chadwick

  • Managed post-sales and service operations in USA
  • Directed the overall strategy to improve service quality and market awareness
  • Supervised project engineers, installation engineers and suppliers during installations
  • Provided technical sales support to potential clients
  • Managed the development of flexographic printing machines from point of sale through manufacture to installation and start up
  • Identified areas where Computer Aided Design (CAD) would benefit the organisation and product. Implemented CAD into the design office
  • Designed and prepared detailed drawings of mechanical sections and assemblies of printing machines
  • Completed Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

Who are Cobden Chadwick

Manufacturer of converting and printing machinery for various industries including paper bag making machinery, wallpaper printing equipment, tissue printing machinery and a range of linerboard printing machines.

John D Gill experience Cobden Chadwick