Frederick C. (Fritz) Kucklick is founder and president of IMT Consulting, Inc., providing management and engineering support for CEOs, managers, and attorneys.
IMTC's clients include major corporations such as AM General, GKN, Daewoo, Mazak Corporation, Eaton Corporation, Asia Motor Works, Ltd., and Hayes Lemmerz International, plus numerous privately held companies.
Litigation consulting and expert witness matters for which Kucklick has been retained include breach of contract disputes, patent infringements, misappropriations of trade secrets, industrial espionage, products liabilities, and others in arbitration and state and federal courts.
Fritz Kucklick's manufacturing, management and engineering expertise is based on a mechanical engineering degree and skills developed during more than 25 years' hands-on ownership, top management, international sales, design engineering, field startup, troubleshooting & installation, and project management positions with automotive Tier One, machine tool and heavy machinery manufacturing companies in the U.S. and Europe.
Noteworthy among Kucklick's experience was 1977-1998 as co-founder, owner, employee, officer, and director of Hess Industries, Inc., an industrial mass production machinery designer and manufacturer headquartered in Michigan. During Kucklick's tenure the company grew from its two founders to 500 employees in six locations in the U.S. and Europe. Hess Industries' major customers include automotive OEM and Tier One manufacturers, manufacturers of home appliances, and metals manufacturers and processors. The company's products are tools & dies and proprietary lines of metalworking machinery including presses, resistance and arc welders, roll formers, shrinkers, expanders, straighteners, metal spinning machines, cold rolling mills, mill instrumentation, automations, robotics, special machines, assembly machines, food processing machines, and integrated systems and production lines combining many different manufacturing technologies.
Fritz was involved with many key elements of the company's growth, including top management, machinery and tooling design engineering, intellectual property protection, international sales and marketing, equipment installation and startup, establishment of overseas licensees and licensors, forging strategic international alliances, asset acquisitions and startups of U.S. and European companies, due diligence, boards of directors, community and government relations, and P&L responsibilities.
Fritz Kucklick is a mechanical engineering graduate from Ohio Northern University, and has taken additional business management studies at the University of Notre Dame.
Kucklick is a director of Task Force Tips, Inc., a trustee at Ohio Northern University, and past chair and current member of Ohio Northern University's College of Engineering Advisory Board.
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Fritz Kucklick's manufacturing, management and engineering expertise are based on a mechanical engineering degree and skills developed during more than 25 years' hands-on ownership, top management, international sales, design engineering, field startup, troubleshooting & installation, and project management positions with automotive Tier One, machine tool and heavy machinery manufacturing companies in the U.S. and Europe.