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Plastics Advisory Board

Industrial Advisory Board

Each semester, the faculty and student representatives in the Department of Plastics Engineering meet with a Plastics Industry Advisory Board (PAB). The PAB is comprised of engineers working in leadership positions at their respective companies.  The group provides advice on changing industry trends so that the faculty can keep the Plastics Engineering program relevant to industry's needs.

Larry Acquarulo, Jr.
Foster Corporation
Dayville, CT 06241

Nick Fountas
Boston, MA 02109

Peter Rucinski
Framingham, MA 01701-4595

Erik Bates
Lowell, MA  01854

Dana Granville

Mark Saab
Advanced Polymers, Inc.
Salem, NH 03079 

Mark Berry
PPD Tech LLC Bedford, NH 03110

Paul Hailey
Freudenberg-NOK Manchester, NH 03103-3388

Angelo Sabatalo
Nypro, Inc.
Clinton, MA 01510-2005

Thomas Bezigian
Cicero, NY 13039 

William Hellmuth
Gloucester Eng. Co. Inc Gloucester, MA 01931-0900

Larry Thatcher
TESco Associates, Inc
Tyngsborough, MA 01879

Charlie Burke
Entec Polymers, LLC
Orlando, FL 32810

Joe Hennessey
RTP Company
Chelmsford, MA 01824

Robert Whitehouse
Lowell, MA 01854

Paul Burke
Teknor Apex Company
St. Albans, VT 05478

John Hudson
Keller Products, Inc
Manchester, NH 03108-4105

Fred Charpentier
Cincinnati Milacron
Leominster, MA 01453

Stephen C. Kapantais, Jr.
Trexel, Inc
Woburn, MA 01801

Jim Culhane
Navilyst Medical
Marlboro, MA 01752

Wally Mallett
The Gillette Company Boston,
 MA 02127-1096

Jim Dandeneau
Putnam Plastcs Corp. Dayville, CT 06241

Paul Nazzaro
Injectronics, Inc.
Clinton, MA  01510

David Donabedian
Surface Logix
Brighton, MA 02135 

Rob Peterson
Integral Consulting Group, Inc. 
Spring Balley, WI 54767-8213

Richard J. Donahue
Needham, MA 02494

Steven Rocheleau
Rocheleau Tool & Die, Inc.
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Stacie Flaherty
The Proctor & Gamble Co.
S. Boston, MA 02127

Donald Rosato
PlastiSource, Inc.
Concord, MA 01742