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Expert witness testimony for plaintiff regarding corrosion failure (San Diego CA.) Expert witness testimony for defendant regarding adhesion failure (El Monte CA.) Expert witness testimony for plaintiff regarding corrosion pattern failure (Canada) Expert witness testimony for plaintiff regarding finishing quality (La Jolla CA) Expert witness, failure analysis report, deposition, court trial plaintiff (Miami, Fl) Expert witness analysis and report for defendant (Cardinal) Expert witness analysis and report for defendant (Tiger Drylac) Finishing systems audit for company valuation. ( Ontario CA) Architectural powder application consulting. (Sacramento CA)   Risk management training (Sacramento, CA) BACCA Training the trainers program for United States Navy (NAVSEA San Diego, CA) CD Training Video Production “Advanced Powder Coating The Hands On Approach” Project design & management “new construction” (Carson City Nevada) Project management “new construction” (Las Vegas Nevada) PHABEFX Project design, management, and executive staff training (Reno Nevada) B&J Expert report, deposition, testimony for plaintiff L.A. Federal Court ( SCI vs. Ferro) Expert report, court trial, for plaintiff Santa Barbara CA. (Wynmark vs. Beber Lighting)

IKON Powder Coating, Inc (Founded 2001)

From 2001 to present, Michael W. Cravens has held the position of President, C.E.O. and shareholder of IKON Powder Coating, Inc. in Anaheim California.  IKON is a job shop contract metal finishing company that operates four complete finishing systems in a single 40,000 square foot facility.  This ISO compliant company is currently servicing the outsource finishing needs of companies such as Ford, GM, Chrysler, Harley Davidson, Northrop, Autoliv, TRW, K&N Filters, Ricoh Business Machines, Bose, IGT, and many more.  Visit our website at www.IKONPowderCoating.com Background: Michael W. Cravens started his career in powder coating application technology in 1976.  His experience includes six years as production manager for United Asbestos and Rubber Company’s (UNARCO) powder coating Division in Santa Fe Springs California and eighteen years as Vice President and General Manager of Powder Coat Services, Inc. in Anaheim California.   This hands-on experience offers a unique advantage as an educator to the finishing industry.  Past projects include expert witness testimony in coating related litigation involving, metal fabricators, coating manufacturers, chemical suppliers, and building owners and architects.    Publications & Technical Presentations: Powder Coating - The Hands On Approach – videotape training series. Technical Advisor and Column Author “Powder Coating Magazine” Articles “Job shop Technology” Magazine Articles “Metal Finishing” Magazine Articles “Modern Manufacturing” Magazine Articles “The Fabricator” Magazine Numerous trade magazine articles and other publications. Hundreds of technical presentations to various companies and trade associations. Author “Guidelines for Powder Coating Various Substrates” Powder Coating Institute. Volunteer Work for Associations: Steering Committee Member (Powder Coating Institute) Past President of AFP/SME. Chapter 221 (Association of Finishing Processes/Society of              Manufacturing Engineers) Past President of Western Finishing Association Past President of Southern California Coater Association Board of Directors Appointments: (Privately Held Companies) IKON Powder Coating, Inc. (Chairman) Powder Finishing Consultants, Inc. (Chairman) Envirotech, Inc. Abrasive Blasting Technology Currently membership/s: PCI  (Powder Coating Institute.) NASMF (National Association of Metal Finishers) SCMFA (Southern California Metal Finishers CCAI (Chemical Coaters Association International) NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) AFP/SME (Association of Finishing Processes/Society of Manufacturing Engineers) Education: California State University Fullerton: Business Administration Classes Orange Co. Community College: Industrial Waste Water Treatment Certification Program Cerritos Community College: Chemistry  
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