Scott Laich

Senior Project Engineer, Partner

Over the last 30 years, Scott has developed and implemented complex processing equipment improvement projects for clients throughout the country. Scott’s experience in roofing, food manufacturing, paper converting, building products, furniture and machine tool industries enables him to quickly grasp new processes and generate solutions which will immediately benefit an operating facility.

Areas of Expertise

Building Products (asphalt, shingles, gypsum)
Roll Wind/Unwind & Tension Control
Dry Food Conveying, Milling & Blending
Aluminum (Anode, Smelting, Transport)
Facility Planning, Layout & Traffic Flow
Rotating Machinery
Dust Collection (explosivity, ducting, design)
Food Quality (Metal Detection, Consistency)
Food Sterilization Systems

Professional Life

EFI Group – Senior Project Engineer & Partner
(15 Years)

  • Project work spans a variety of industries including Spices, Foods & Flavors, Aluminum
    Smelting, Roofing Shingles, Fiberglass Insulation, and Paper Manufacturing
  • Significant experience in bulk material handling, pneumatic conveying, equipment design &
    installation, winding and tension control

Oles Envelope Corporation – Engineering & Maintenance Manager (4 Years)

  • Planned and executed capital projects while managing maintenance for a manufacturing plant
    generating 6 – 8 MM envelopes per day

Grant Thornton LLP – Senior Consultant (5 Years)

  • Projects focused on process improvement efforts in the building products, furniture, appliance,
    automotive / motorcycle, and theatre lighting industries

Techline USA, LLC – Business Analyst (1 Year)

Milwaukee Protective Covers – Project Engineer (2 Years)

United States Gypsum Company – Project Engineer (2 Years)

Education

  • MS Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin/Madison
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology

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