Peeler to Oversee Production Planning
MetaShield is pleased to announce its recent hire Richard Peeler, who will fill the role as the Senior Manufacturing Engineer. In this role, Peeler’s primary function will be to oversee the planning of a new production facility. Peeler said, “I’m very excited to do my part to bring this new technology to the market. It’s truly a game changer”, about his new role with the company. He brings over 25 years of experience in manufacturing, tooling, process automation, 3D modeling, lean six-sigma, and database programming. His skills in ISO standards and statistical processes will play an important part in his new role with MetaShield.
In his role as Plant Engineering Supervisor at 3M, Peeler focused on initiating and leading projects to improve processes of safety, quality and cost. His collaboration with the production team to implement quality standards and productivity and overall enhanced his management skills.
Peeler has successfully developed manufacturing processes in areas of Medical Device, Automotive, Injection Molding and Thin-film coating for companies such as 3M, Baxter International, TE Connectivity and Sleep Number.
About MetaShield LLC
MetaShield LLC, (www.metashield.com) is a pioneer in the emerging field of advanced materials – engineered materials with extraordinary properties not found in nature. MetaShield’s core mission is to create highly innovative products that would be both competitively priced and practical for rapid market entry. The company was founded six years ago, with the goal of using the principles of nanoscience to fulfill technology’s fundamental promise of doing more with less; less size, less weight, and less cost.
The silica-based product is a breakthrough ultra-thin coating that meaningfully increases the mechanical strength of ordinary glass without adding size, weight, or visible distortion. The highly skilled research team also established a way to have functional materials seamlessly embedded to provide enhanced properties. Further transforming this resilient thin film into a product with extraordinary capabilities.
MetaShield can be seamlessly integrated into the manufacturing process by not requiring vapor deposition, extensive cure times or heat. The product was designed to dry at room temperature and cure within minutes using conventional application methods. The proprietary MetaShield formula represents the cutting edge of this technology, which is poised to disrupt the $50 billion+ coating market that has been dominated by polymer based materials for the last half century.
Throughout the past six years, MetaShield has developed superior solutions to real world problems. With the end user in mind, the company focuses on the key benefits that the vast majority of industries would look to incorporate into existing products for unprecedented results