WHO WE ARE
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LightSpeed is passionate about Innovation and Continuous Improvement in the American Manufacturing industry. Our vision is for manufacturing processes and products that enable lean and lightweight products at production speeds that transform the competitive landscape.
Given the founders’ broad and vast experience in materials and machine engineering as well as metallurgy and casting our initial efforts are focused on American Foundries.
OVER 100 YEARS OF COMBINED EXPERIENCE
FOUNDED BY EXPERIENCED MATERIALS, ENGINEERING, AND MANUFACTURING BUSINESS OWNERS AND PROFESSIONALS
Our passion, vision, experience, and focus translates into the Industry 4.0 Foundry!
Founder & Chairman
Award Winning Serial Entrepreneur in Metals/Materials
Engineer and Adjunct Professor, Univ. of Michigan
Director of Product Development
Accomplished Director of Engineering and R&D/IP in Materials/Components industry
Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, Univ. of Michigan
Product Development Engineer
Molding media, metalcasting, and alloy development experience
Mechanical Engineer, University of Michigan
Broad leadership and automated machinery industry experience
Mechanical Engineer & University of Michigan MBA
Over 50 years of experience in the Primary Metals Industries
B.S. in Industrial Arts Education from Kent State University