OPPORTUNITY: The client seeks external expert partners for a range of opportunities, including consulting, custom design, development, licensing or supply of commercial equipment.
Depending on the nature and scope of expertise, top respondents may also be invited to submit a more detailed proposal following client’s review of the EXPERT CAPABILITIES FORM.
Please refer to the “Key Success Criteria” and “Items To Be Submitted” sections in the document below for further information regarding this Request.
The client wishes to conduct preliminary discussions with top-rated partners no later than February of 2016. Further timelines or milestones will vary depending on the nature of the proposed engagement.
Financial terms may vary depending on the nature and scope of the proposed business arrangement. All final terms and conditions are subject to direct negotiation with the client.
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Experts in Multi-Cavity Injection Molding of Recycled Polyvinyl Chloride
NineSigma, representing a Global Manufacturer of Injection Molded Products, seeks Subject Matter Experts and other Qualified Partners to participate in a range of compensated activities related to multi-cavity molding of recycled polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Experts with extensive experience, in-depth know-how and documented professional success from across the landscape of industry, consulting and academia are invited to respond.
NineSigma’s client manufactures injection molded products from recycled PVC via a highly optimized, single cavity molding process. They have determined that a shift to multiple cavity molding could represent a game-changing innovation within their business both in terms of cost and output volume. However, recycled PVC is inherently difficult to manage in a multi-cavity system. Issues can result from material degradation, cavity-to-cavity variability, warping and other inconsistencies.
The client’s internal know-how around this technology space is relatively limited at present. In particular, the compatibility and means of optimizing reliable multi-cavity technologies with their specific PVC materials. They are seeking to identify external industry experts who can provide the direction, insights and industry connections required overcome these limitations.
Key Success Criteria
The ideal expert will:
Be familiar with current and emerging multi-cavity molding technologies
Equipment design (screw, barrel, runner, etc.)
Process parameters (melting, injection, cooling, ejection, etc.)
Mold design and optimization
Be familiar with injection molding specifically for recycled PVC materials
Qualified respondents with expertise regarding molding of PVC alloys are of significant interest
Be based in North America OR have access to North American-based affiliate branches
Be able to assist the client in identifying and recommending technologies, designs, partners or suppliers to achieve their stated end goals
Potential experts may be involved in a wide range of technical disciplines, including but not limited to injection molding, materials science, process engineering, industrial engineering, equipment manufacture and supply, mold design, aerospace, automotive, and packaging.
Items to be Submitted
To respond to this Expert opportunity, please follow the link below to access and complete our Expert Capabilities Form. Note that you will need a copy of your CV, resume, or professional bio in order to complete the form. You may also wish to provide any other supplemental information highlighting your expertise in this field.