John TimmermanStarlim North America Corporation
John Timmerman has had the pleasure of participating in one of the fastest growing elastomer industries with over 25 years in the processing of Silicone Rubber in both high consistency and liquid forms. He started his career in tool design, but became more interested with manufacturing focusing mainly in the injection molding field. His background included various positions from Engineering Manager at Freudenberg-NOK’s silicone unit to one of the key employees to start up JOH Rubber a Tier one Automotive sealing supplier later becoming President. That company now operates as ElringKlinger Sealing Systems. In recent years he has taken his experience and worked in expanding markets for silicone processing with the LSR Injection Molding Machine Manufacturer – Engel, and currently is a Vice President at the high volume LSR molder Starlim North America and a director of Poly-Nova LP. He has written several technical papers for the SAE, SPI and International Silicone Conferences as well as various industry symposiums and Journals.