“Design for Manufacturability” are three key words which help to define Kevin’s role at ACE and his customer-first commitment. Kevin and his team of engineers work to make customer’s designs and dreams a reality. Customers trust Kevin to lead the team and successfully value engineer, plan and manufacture custom/complex metal solutions – with the goal of delivering on our promises, no matter how aggressive or difficult the challenge is.
As leader of ACE’s engineering team, Kevin works to inspire collaboration and mutual respect, building upon each member’s skills and talents to be the best they can be.
Having worked at ACE since 1989, Kevin’s experience spans most every department: from purchasing, estimating and planning to shop floor supervision and operations before becoming VP of Engineering. This experience helps to form ACE’s commitment to Value Engineering services, which seek to decrease costs while improving manufacturability and delivering equipment that meets or exceeds the customer requirements and specifications.
Kevin has a Bachelor’s Degree in Design and Manufacturing from Southern Illinois University and is a LEAN manufacturing, Emotional Intelligence, Metallurgy, Fabrication and Machining process expert. Active in the AME (American Manufacturing Excellence, AWS (America Welding Society) and FMA (Fabrication Manufacturing Association) Kevin is committed to sharing his knowledge to help develop new and innovative fabrication processes and techniques.