Key Role of Prototyping in the Product Development Process
PDMA Wisconsin Chapter
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||Gather and Networking
Food and beverages out in the lobby area
||Tour of Prototyping Lab
Kyle Jansson (Host), Director, UWM Prototyping Center
||Greeting and Introductions to Panelists, Panel Discussion, Q&A
Justin Morgan, Senior Product Engineer at Direct Supply Manufacturing; Kyle Jansson, Director, UWM Prototyping Center; Christopher Keidl, President at Midwest Composite Technologies
Meet Our Panelists
Kyle Jansson, Director, UWM Prototyping Center
Kyle has a mechanical engineering background and over 18 years of product development experience across various markets including medical, industrial, and consumer products. Kyle is the director of the UWM Prototyping Center where he has the joy of having world-class sophisticated fabrication machinery available at his fingertips to create literally anything for clients. Through mentoring with design and development, to engineering, to fabrication - he will create not just parts, but provide what you need depending on where you are in your design process.
Justin Morgan, Senior Product Engineer at Direct Supply Manufacturing
Justin has been working at Direct Supply for 15+ years and is a full-time product development engineer.
His current focus is on working with cross-functional teams to bring new private-label products to the long term care market. His work included many active products under the Panacea, Direct Choice, and Maxwell Thomas brands. He specializes in healthcare and food service equipment for the skilled nursing and senior living industries.
Christopher Keidl, President at Midwest Composite Technologies
Chris is the president of Midwest Composite Technologies, a leading manufacturer of rapid prototypes and on-demand production components. MCT has developed a broad range of capabilities and deep expertise of additive and traditional manufacturing. Serving a demanding customer base of leading OEMs with over (45) additive manufacturing machines including in-house selection laser sintering (“SLS”), direct metal laser sintering (“DMLS”), polyjet printing (“PJET”), fused deposition modeling (“FDM”), and stereolithogrophy ("SLA") technologies and a full suite of convectional manufacturing including in house CNC Machining, injection molding, laminates, painting, coatings, assembly, and industrial design capabilities. We strive to offer turnkey solutions at the utmost of quality and lead times.