WHAT I DO
Elevate your operations with expert advice on scaling and efficiency in coated film manufacturing.
Quickly bridge skill gaps with customized training designed to meet your unique needs.
Discover innovative solutions through a multi-faceted approach to engineering challenges.
Comprehensive Video Courses
Stay ahead of the curve with accessible, on-the-go training for all experience levels.
Supply Chain Development
Optimize supply chain processes, enhancing efficiency and enabling new growth opportunities.
Research & Development
Stay innovative and practical with insights from the cutting edge of engineering research.
VARIETIES OF PROJECTS
With over 35 years in the industry, Ted is a leading expert in each category presented. From film casting to R&D, Ted’s expertise shines in every domain.
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Ted Lighfoot LLC.
Decades of Expertise.
Navigating the Industry with Precision and Insight
With a comprehensive 35-year tenure in the coating industry, Ted Lightfoot has extensively contributed to both research and development and direct plant support roles. His career milestones showcase a proven ability to address complex challenges in the domains of film casting, coating, drying, and laminating.
Ted Lightfoot adeptly integrates industry expertise, scientific principles, and disciplined project management to deliver solutions that meet both technical specifications and timeline constraints. This has enabled him to offer businesses a broad array of strategic options, tailored to meet both immediate needs and long-term investment objectives.
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign1985
DuPont Imaging Systems Director of Manufacturing’s Award, for design of a next generation photographic film manufacturing plant1988
Helped Create International Society for Coating Science and Technology as one of its Founding Directors1998
DuPont Engineering Excellence Award for Scale up of PV2025 at Circleville2014
John Matteucci Award for Technical Excellence in Coating and Laminating at the 2020 AIMCAL Fall Technical Conference2020
John A Tallmadge Award International Society for Coating Science and Technology2022
ACHIEVEMENTS BY THE NUMBERS
Industry & Academic Honors
Years in Technical & Leadership Roles
Published Book Chapters
Years of Educational Outreach through Short Courses and Webinars
Short Courses and Webinars
Miles travelled giving presentations at conferences, courses and webinars