Michael F. Durina, President
AAS Plastics Engineering Technology from Ferris State Univ., 1978, BS Industrial Engineering Technology from Kent State Univ., 1981. Thirty two years experience including; seven in processing and tooling at Dico Plastics, Integrity Molding, and Ethyl Products-Nymold, sixteen years 1984-1999 experience in the components sector as V.P. Sales and Service with Spirex Corp., 1999-present, President of Md Plastics, Incorporated.
PLASTICS related Inventions include: Positive Control Non-Return Valve for an Injection Molding Machine, (Posi-TrolTM); #6,499,987, Pipe Coupling Device and Method, (Quick Change End cap/Nozzle Adapter); #5,188,399; Plastic Extruder with Automatic Shutoff (Auto-ShutTM Non-Return Valve) #5,164,207; Methods of Injection Molding and Extruding Wet Hygroscopic Ionomers #4,944,906, Screw & Plasticating Apparatus & Method #5,816,698, Plastic Feeding Device and Method, #5,096,302, Plasticating Screw for Efficient Melting and Mixing of Polymeric Material, (Posi-MeltTM) # 6,752,528, Precise Control Non-Return Valve (“MDP” Valve) #7,527,493, with other patents pending.
John Altman, Sales Representative
Studied engineering and business at Youngstown State University. Over forty years experience including; twenty four years of experience in a managerial position at New Castle Industries-Xaloy Incorporated and the remaining years as an independent manufacturer’s representative.