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Manufacturing company executive

Frederick J. Michel, American manufacturing executive. Recipient Meritorious Civilian Service award United States Army. Member Collingwood Citizens Association, Alexandria, since 1978. Technology sergeant Military Intelligence, United States Army, 1944-1946. Fellow Society Manufacturing Engineers (international director since 1996); member Next Generations Manufacturing Project, Autofact (chairman 1987), Pi Tau Sigma.

Background

Michel, Frederick J. was born on September 23, 1921 in Landau, Pfalz, Germany. Came to the United States, 1936. Son of Richard M. and Lilly (Brunner) Michel.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, City College of New York, 1944. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, 1949.

Career

Engineering manager, Peerless Instrument Company, Elmhurst, New York, 1948-1953;various management positions, Melpar Divisions/E-Systems, Falls Church, Virginia, 1953-1968;manufacturing manager, Westinghouse Electric, Tysons Corner, Virginia, 1968-1971;operations manager, manufacturing development laboratory, Westinghouse Electric, Pittsburgh, 1971-1978;deputy chief staff for manufacturing technical, United States Army Materiel Command, Alexandria, Virginia, 1978-1985;deputy for production, United States Army Materiel Command, Alexandria, Virginia, 1985-1987;director manufacturing technical, Business Development Manager International, McLean, Virginia, 1988-1989;president, Factory OPS & Factory Automation, Alexandria, since 1989. Member Affordability Task Force National Center for Advanced Technology, Washington, 1994. Chairman Casa/Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Dearborn, Michigan, 1991.

Member concurrent engineering task force Department Defense, Washington, 1991. Member board manufacturing and engineering design National Research Council, since 1996. Business and finance consultant.

Achievements

  • Avocations: travel, reading, finance planning, stamp collecting.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board the Chartered Institute of Marketinng Review, Journal Manufacturing Systems, Managing Automation, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Collingwood Citizens Association, Alexandria, since 1978. Technology sergeant Military Intelligence, United States Army, 1944-1946. Fellow Society Manufacturing Engineers (international director since 1996).

Member Next Generations Manufacturing Project, Autofact (chairman 1987), Pi Tau Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, finance planning, stamp collecting.

Connections

Married Lucille Berryman, January 3, 1947. Children: Deanna M. Orendorf, Cynthia M. Wilson.

father:
Richard M. Michel

mother:
Lilly (Brunner) Michel

spouse:
Lucille Berryman

child:
Deanna M. Orendorf Michel

child:
Cynthia M. Wilson Michel