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Manufacturing company executive

Andrew John Van Noord, American Manufacturing company executive. Elder Cascade Christian Reformed Church, 1980-1987. With United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Noord, Andrew John Van was born on December 19, 1922 in Byron Center, Michigan, United States. Son of John G. and Flora (Feenstra) Van Noord.

Education

Student, Calvin College, 1940-1943;student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1943-1944;student, London Polytechnic Institute, 1945;Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1948.

Career

Distribution engineer, Consumers Power Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1948-1952;vice president engineering, Jervis Corporation, Grandville, Michigan, 1952-1962;president, director, Valley City Plating Company, Grand Rapids, 1962-1988;president, director, Kent Design and Manufacturing, Grand Rapids, since 1965;president, director, Nor-Tex Energy, Inc., Grand Rapids, since 1979;president, director, Avien Corporation, Grand Rapids, since 1980;president, director, Portable Isokinetics, Inc., Grand Rapids, since 1984;president, director, Micro Machine Company, Portage, Michigan, since 1988;president, director, Walker Medical Instruments, Grand Rapids, since 1988. Owner, consultant Kent Engineering, Grand Rapids, since 1962. Chairman, Board Of Directors Valley City Plating Company, Grand Rapids, since 1988.

Board directors Instruments for Medical Advancement.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee seat belt buckle, power latch, remote control mirror, seat belt retractor, numerous others.

Membership

Elder Cascade Christian Reformed Church, 1980-1987. With United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: choral music, golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Gladys Ruth Mulder, September 8, 1944. 1 child, Nancy.

father:
John G. Noord

mother:
Flora (Feenstra) Van Noord

spouse:
Gladys Ruth Mulder

child:
Nancy Noord