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Michael Abrahams B.Sc. PhD M I Mech.E C.Eng. 

Specialities

Materials and Design

  • Materials selection

  • Product design

  • Product engineering

  • Tool design and sourcing

Processing

  • Compression moulding

  • Equipment

  • Fibre reinforced

  • Foam moulding

  • Injection moulding

Secondary Operations

  • Finishing and decorating

  • Testing

  • Welding and fastening

Commercial

  • Marketing and market research

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Strategic planning and forecasting

  • Technology transfer and licensing

Markets

  • Automotive

  • Biomedical

  • General products

Other Skills

  • Project management

  • Trouble shooting

Other services offered

Materials and Design

  • Cost analysis

Processing

  • PU moulding

  • Rapid prototyping technology

  • Vacuum forming

Secondary Operations

  • Painting

Commercial

  • Purchasing

Markets

  • Marine and leisure

Other Skills

  • General management

  • Company restructuring

Personal Profile

After a 20 year career with General Electric in technical, marketing and senior general management positions he is now an independent consultant with his own marketing and consulting company working for clients in automotive, engineering, plastics and leisure industries.

Ability to take on multitask projects to achieve clients goals in terms of financial and technical objectives within short time scales. Considerable man management experience with the capability of working independently or as a team leader and coach on short term assignments to supplement a client's permanent staff. Able to produce business plans, management accounts and provide strategic guidance for a client's management team. Strong in project management and very able in managing subcontractors on multimillion dollar contracts. In depth knowledge of plastic materials, processes and products to provide guidance on materials selection and product costs.

Recent projects

  • Market research study on new applications for polyamides

  • Purchase of a business from the receiver for a client

  • Set up cost control procedures and management accounts for a prototyping company

  • Advised on the structure and planned the setting up of a JV design Company in India.

  • Managed the new product introduction process for an innovative household safety product.

  • Development and tooling of plastic trims for automotive seating.

  • Project manager responsible for the design, development, tooling, testing and homologation and the product launch of the plastic underseat drawer for the Daimler Chrysler Smart Car.

  • Management of automotive seating projects utilising rapid prototyping methods for both plastic and metal components.

Contact Address

41 Coggeshall Road, Earls Colne, Colchester CO6 2JR

Tel: 017897 222075

Mobile: 07711 325152

email; michael.abrahams5@btinternet.com