It is Laurens
vision and innovation that helps clients improve their processes
and products to achieve greater market share and higher profits.
With a degree in Industrial Technology Education, and focus on
Administrative Management, his career quickly changed direction
to help manufacturers design and develop new ways to protect
their high performance electronics.
Laurens first industrial position in 1980 was appropriately
at Kenner Toys, where he created cosmetically-correct and fully
functional preliminary design models in a pre-digital
environment. He supported high profile programs such as Star
Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Batman..
At NCR Corporation, in the last half of that decade, he
initiated, built and managed an in-house model-making
program for which he received a divisional award.
Beginning in 1991, Lauren began a managerial career at Compaq
Computer Corporation. Over the next decade, he expanded their
3D development and prototyping operations, and ultimately cut
program expenses by 20% through improved efficiencies.
accelerated Compaqs 3D development program and enabled
industrial design, mechanical engineering, package design,
platform engineering and tooling. Through his leadership, the 3D
development team of the Consumer Product Division made possible
many successful product launches.