Bio/Medical Technology Club of Houston Meeting: Future Is Bright In Houston For Medical Device Manufacturing

Map:
www.bmtchouston.org/meetings/location.asp

 

Pricing: Includes Breakfast Hospitality and Parking
$15 - Members with online reservations
$20 - Members with no reservations or non-members with online reservations
$25 - Non-members with no reservations

$5 – At the door with valid student ID

 

Reservations:
Registration Closed Reservations online by: 5 PM, Wednesday, December 27, 2006
 
To Pre-register:  http://www.bmtchouston.org/meetings/bmtc-breakfastmeetings.asp
 

Day of Event Registration:
On site registrations are welcome the day of the event. Payment on site is by
cash or check only. Correct change is appreciated.

Speaker Jeff Applegate
President Blackwell Plastics (HTC Service Provider Network Member: Gulf Coast Medical Device Manufacturers)   Jeff Applegate serves as President of Blackwell Plastics where he has led the sales and operations of the company since 2003.  Blackwell Plastics manufactures custom injection molded and extruded plastics to support industrial clients in the ...

President
Blackwell Plastics (HTC Service Provider Network Member: Gulf Coast Medical Device Manufacturers)

 


Jeff Applegate serves as President of Blackwell Plastics where he has led the sales and operations of the company since 2003.  Blackwell Plastics manufactures custom injection molded and extruded plastics to support industrial clients in the south central United States.  Under his leadership the company has grown revenues by nearly 300% through new customer acquisition in energy, aerospace, medical and infrastructure markets and updated operational systems to ISO 9001-2000 standards.  In 2005 Jeff Applegate was awarded the Texas Mainspring Manufacturing Award for his commitment to manufacturing excellence and innovation in Texas at the Applied Manufacturing conference in Arlington Texas. 


 


Prior to Blackwell Plastics Jeff led a successful turnaround of the South Texas region of ProStaff where he was responsible for employing 2,500 people through 39 branch offices in Houston and Austin.  Jeff began his career with LSI Industries where he held various sales and management responsibilities.  During his tenure with LSI Industries he was responsible for the leadership of the Technology Graphics division that manufactured product identification and labeling for global OEM’s such as Compaq Computer, Nokia and Motorola.  Under Jeff’s direction, the company experienced significant growth through investment in manufacturing capacity, addition of new customers, and became recognized as a world leader in the development of in-mold plastic decorating technology. 


 


Jeff is a graduate from Baylor University with dual majors in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management.  He is married to Julie Applegate and they have 3 children Drew (9), Ben (7) and Summer (5).  Jeff serves on the advisory boards of the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center, The University of Houston College of Engineering and Pine Cove Christian camps.  Jeff is an ordained deacon serving at Second Baptist church, a member of the Houston Rotary Club and is an avid runner and tri athlete. 


 


Company:


Since 1939, Blackwell Plastics has been partnering with OEM and sub-tier suppliers to process engineering grade resins that satisfy demanding industrial applications.


Blackwell Plastics works for you to deliver value at every stage of your project: design for manufacturing; engineering; tooling; production; and fulfillment.  www.blackwellplastics.com



Full Description
Organizer BMTC

When

Tue, Jan. 2, 2007
7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. US/Central

Where

Trevisio Restaurant (Water Wall Building in the Texas Medical Center), 6th Floor
6550 Bertner Ave (Off Holcombe Blvd, East of Fannin)
Houston, TX 77030
USA