Ron joined Omnica in January of 2008 with a 25-year history in mechanical design of medical devices and instruments, computers and electronic devices, automotive and consumer products, and sporting goods and toys. He is particularly versed in various manufacturing processes and molding techniques such as injection molding, blow molding, pressure forming, die casting, machining, sheet metal, and sand and investment casting.
He began his career at Xerox Electro-Optical Systems in Pasadena where he was immersed in the research and development of new manufacturing processes for optical lenses and mirrors and for robotic equipment used in the automated fabrication of those lenses. Through subsequent affiliations, he grew into a Senior Mechanical Engineer at Herbst Lazar Bell, Inc. where he broadened his scope in design strategy and development areas of electronics, medical instrumentation, and industrial equipment.
He has since become a key member of the team as a lead engineer on a wide variety of healthcare product projects. He is and expert SolidWorks operator and a hands-on design engineer.
Ron received his degree in mechanical engineering from California State Polytechnical Institute at Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona).