TSPE May Chapter Meeting
May 22, 2019
11:30AM Registration Opens, Lunch
12:00PM Program Begins
University of Toledo, Brady Innovation Center
1600 N. Westwood Ave., Toledo, Ohio
PROGRAM: Innovation in Engineering
SPEAKER: Dr. Tom Brady, Founder and CEO of Plastic Technologies Inc. (and namesake of the Brady Innovation Center)
Speaker bio: Dr. Tom Brady is Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) and six other PTI companies (https://www.pti-USA.com/). Founded in 1985, PTI and its companies employ 200 people worldwide and PTI is recognized internationally for its expertise in plastic packaging technology. Other PTI companies include Phoenix Technologies International LLC, the world’s largest merchant producer of food-grade recycled PET for plastic containers, Preform Technologies, LLC, a manufacturer of specialty packaging products, PTI–Europe, located in Yverdon, Switzerland, PTI Investment Associates, The Packaging Conference, a joint venture conference company, and Guardian Medical USA, a manufacturer of medical device packaging.
Prior to founding PTI, Dr. Brady was Vice President of Plastics Technology for Owens-Illinois, Inc. where he led the development of the first PET plastic soft container and directed the technical activities for all of O-I’s plastic product lines.
Dr. Brady served on the Board of the University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio from 2002 to 2008 and as Dean of Education at the University of Toledo from 2008-2011 and he remains involved in both K-12 and higher education. His Board and Advisory Board responsibilities include, Toledo Early College High School, Toledo School for the Arts, Toledo Public Schools, Lourdes University, the University of Toledo’s Colleges of Engineering, Education, Arts and Letters and Medicine, and he is engaged with the HOPE Toledo Initiative to educate Toledo’s urban students from PreK to Career.
RSVP Due by Noon 5/20/19
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