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Curriculum Vitae

Donna Bibber

PO Box 952, 102 City Depot Road, Charlton City, MA 01508 (774) 230-3459 donnabibber@microengineeringsolutions.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MICRO ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS LLC_2006-Present
PRESIDENT

  • Successfully assisted hundreds of start-up to Fortune 500 Drug Delivery and Medical Device companies from development through high volume production of micro component and assembly platform programs
  • Developed IP in microfluidic chip to lid assembly processes
  • Injection Molded smallest features in the world- 3 micron diameter, 3 micron deep silicone microstructures for hydrogel cartilage replacement therapy
  • Co-developed high volume intraocular implants using silicone and thermoplastic micro molding and assembly.
  • Co-developed world’s smallest micro injection molded needle arrays for drug delivery devices
  • Wrote, published, and presented over 100 technical articles on micro manufacturing

MTD, INC. CHARLTON, MA  1998-2006
PRINCIPLE/VICE PRESIDENT, SALES & MARKETING

  • Discovered, researched, and launched new Micro Molding business unit in 2002
  • Nationwide Business Development Manager with several key sales representative personnel
  • Wrote, published, and presented several technical articles on micro manufacturing
  • Procured and managed multiple federal and state funded government grants
  • Increased sales 100% by third year of employment
  • Increased profits of company by 400%
  • Implemented hundreds of thousands of dollars in cost reductions
  • Designed, coded, and maintained company website
  • Developed and procured top search engine position in preferred market categories
  • Public Relation specialist in plastics community and local and regional community
  • Implemented ISO 9001:2000 in two month time frame

CORNING, INC, KENNEBUNK, ME  1995 – 1998
OPERATIONS MANAGER

  • Responsible for annual budget of $180 Million
  • Managed 300+ Employee Operation including Engineering, Supervisors, Technical Staff, and 3-shift Direct Labor force
  • Developed and managed multi-million dollar cost containment programs totaling $2,100,000.00.

CORNING, INC., KENNEBUNK, ME  1991 – 1995
MOLDING/ASSEMBLY MANAGER

  • Responsible for annual budget of $19 Million
  • Management of 3-shift Operation with combined personnel in excess of 130 personnel, including Supervisors, Technical and Direct Labor force

CORNING, INC., KENNEBUNK, ME  1990 – 1991
ASSEMBLY MANAGER

  • Responsible for annual budget of $8 Million
  • Management of 1-shift Operation with combined personnel in excess of 30 people, including Supervisors, Technical and Direct Labor force

CORNING, INC., KENNEBUNK, ME  1989 – 1990
PROCESS ENGINEER

  • Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Extrusion Process Engineer
  • New Product Implementation support, manufacturing efficiency improvements, trained technical injection molding, extrusion, and injection blow molding staff across 3 shifts
  • Implemented ISO 9001:2000 quality system throughout organization

CORNING, INC., KENNEBUNK, ME  1988 – 1989
QUALITY ENGINEER

  • Initiated company’s first automated and computerized company-wide SPC program
AWARDS/RECOGNITION
  • Earned List of 100 Notable People in Medical Devices in 2008
  • Awarded Highest Corning Regarded Worldwide Recognition, The “Rising Star” Award
  • Keynote lecturer at the National Science Foundation Micro Manufacturing Event
TRAINING/EDUCATION

Bachelors of Science in Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Lowell, MA, 1988

Additional Courses/Training-Leadership Training, Strategic Planning, Lean Principles, Return on Investment, Keirsey Temperament, Herman Brain Dominance Training, Kepner-Tregoe Decision/Risk Analysis & Problem Solving Team Training, Outward Bound Management Training. GMP, ISO 9001-2000, 6 Sigma, Statistical Process Control, Statistical Quality Control, Lean Principles, Process Mapping

Computer Experience- Mold Flow Meshing & Simulation, Comsol, Ansys, Solidworks, ProE

PUBLICATIONS
  • MDM West Conference 2011 “Bioresorbable Molding Challenges and Solutions”
  • “Micro Ultra Precision Assemblies” Micro Manu Magazine May 2010
  • “Micro Metal Injection Molding” MPMN conference January 2010
  • “Medical Research and Development” Micro Manu Magazine Dec 2009
  • “Bridging the Gap in US Micro Manufacturing” Micro Manu Magazine June 2009
  • “Micro Medical Device Market” Micro Manu Magazine Dec 2008
  • “Micro Metrology Issues: Micro Manu Magazine Aug 2008
  • “The Benefits of Different Micro Processes”, IMD Conference 2007
  • “Design for Manufacturability for Micro Molded Devices”, ICOMM Clemson University July 2007
  • “Worldwide Technological Advances in Micro Molding”, Society of Manufacturing Engineers MicroManufacturing Conference, Chicago, IL 2007
  • Injection Molding Innovation and Emerging Technologies Conference, “Micro Molding: An Enabling Technology for New Products in Medicine, Bioscience, and Electronics”,  2007
  • National Tooling Manufacturing Association/Society of Plastics Engineers, “Advances in Micro Molding Technology”, Edinboro, PA, Oct 2005
  • Technical Topic Conference Society of Plastics Engineers, “Joining of Miniature to Micro Medical Parts Using Insert Micro Molding”, Medical Plastics Division, Providence, RI, Oct 2005
  • Medical Device & Manufacturing Conference, “Micromolding Case Studies”, Minneapolis, MN, Oct 2005
  • “Reducing Runner Sizes and Cycle Times by Using Micromolding”, Molding 2005 Conference-Vital Technologies for Business Success in Changing Global Market, New Orleans, LA, February 2005
  • Microsystems USA Conference, “Precision Machining: Good Enough Yesterday, Will it be Good Enough Tomorrow?”, Chicago, IL 2005
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers MicroManufacturing Conference, Minneapolis, MN 2005
  •  “Advanced Micromolding Applications”, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 2005, Boston, MA
  • “Micromolding For Microfluidics”, Boston, MA, September 2004
  • World Technology Evaluation Center, National Science Foundation, Miniaturization of Manufacturing Technologies: The Microfactory-of-the-Future, “Micromolding Challenges”, Washington DC, Aug 2004
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Springfield, MA 2004
  • Medical Device And Manufacturing Conference, “Introduction to Micromolding”, Anaheim, CA 2004
  • “Micromolding Challenges”, Society of Plastics Engineers ANTEC 2004, Chicago, IL
  • “Micromolding Challenges”, Drug Discovery 2004, Boston, MA
  • Worldwide Audience-Society of Plastics Engineers International Webinar, “Introduction to Micromolding”, July 2003
  • Thermal Manufacturing Workshop, “Micromolding 101”, Tufts University, June 2003
  • “Flow Effects of Micromolded Components”, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 2003, Nashville, TN
  • “Micromolding- The Growth Market for Injection Molders in the Near Future”, Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 2003, Nashville, TN
  • “Micromolding 101”, Molding 2003 Conference- Emerging Technologies in Plastics Injection Molding, New Orleans, LA
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2010-2012    Member, Society of Biomaterials

Since 1989   Member, Society of Plastics Engineers

Since 1999   Member, Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (Mass MEDIC)

Since 2000    Member, Society of Manufacturing Engineering

Since 2008   Advisor to Commercial Micro Manufacturing Magazine

2003-2009   Elected Board Member, Society of Plastics Engineering, Medical Plastics Division

Since 2004    Micro Manufacturing Advisory Board Member, Society of Manufacturing Engineering

Since 2004    Member, National Association of Government Contractors

2000-2001   Member, New England Fiber Optic Council

2002-2003   Member, Women in Technology International

Since 2004    Elected Board Member, Society of Plastics Engineering, Micro/Nano Division