Robert L. Metcalf

Industrial Designer

Robert graduated as a Product Industrial Designer from the University of Washington. Robert has worked since 1959 in New Product Development.


  • 58 Years of experience as an R&D Product Development Industrial Engineer.
  • 3 Years as the owner of a silicon wafer polishing machinery company.
  • 17 Years at Coors Ceramics as a Industrial Designer. Responsible for the      development and design of several new products. Responsible for      obtaining patents for many new products.
  • 15 Years of experience in the design of electron equipment and electron microscopes.


Summary of industries and projects that Bob has been involved with:


  • Responsible for developing new tooling for products he developed
  • Electron Microscope Design Correction  
  • Semiconductor High Precision Wafer Polishing Systems and Equipment as Business Owner
  • Ceramic Product Design and Engineering in the Pulp and Paper, Material Handling 
  • Inception, Development and Patent Holding on Cera-Slide paper machine drainage elements
  • Ceramic Cyclone Cleaner cones
  • Expertise in the designing and manufacturing of tooling equipment
  • High Speed Film Printing Machines
  • Extensive background in Human factors for electronic control panels and equipment 

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