Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1960.
Staff product development and technical service division, Diamond Alkali Company, Painesville, Ohio., 1960-1963; technical director, Gordhandas Sunderdas Plastics Company, Cleveland, 1963; founder, president, Thermoclad Company, Erie, Pennsylvania, since 1963; founder, president, Thermoclad Company, Riverside, California, 1972-1980; founder, president, Thermoclad Company, Ocala, Florida, since 1985. Developer commercial Polyvinyl chloride resins for formulating fluidized bed and electrostatic coating powders. Formulations and compounding techniques.
Member World President Organisation, Society Plastic Engineers, Society Manufacturing Engineers, American Latvian Association, Erie Yacht Club, Kahkwa Club, Aviation Club, Sigma Pi, Fraternitas Metropolitan.
Married Inara Balodis, July 15, 1961;children: Martin Alan, Laura Alise.