Erik Foltz is a certified professional Moldflow® consultant at The Madison Group. Foltz received his MS from the Polymer Engineering Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Foltz’s work concentrates on assisting industrial clients accelerate the product design process through the use of CAE Tools. His specialties include plastic part design verification, process optimization and troubleshooting for injection and compression molding, and plastics failure. He has experience with thermoplastic, thermoset, elastomeric and composite materials. In addition to being a certified Moldflow consultant, he is also a beta user for the Moldflow Plastic Insight product line, which allows him to provide input on the newest solver technologies in the market. Foltz is an active member of the Society of Plastic Engineers where he serves as a board member of the Injection Molding Division.