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industrial engineering executive

Frederick Merrill Garver, Industrial engineering executive. Certified manufacturing engineer. Member Institute Industrial Engineers (senior), Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior, ad hoc government relations committee), Chemical Coaters Association, Association Business Advocating Tariff Equity, Association Finishing Processes, Junior Chamber of Commerce (treasurer Ithaca, Michigan chapter 1971-1972).

Background

Garver, Frederick Merrill was born on March 25, 1945 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Clyde Louis and Elizabeth Kemp (Finch) Garver.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Western Michigan University, 1967. Postgraduate, Grand Valley State University, 1977. Master of Science, Western Michigan University, 1990.

Career

Methods analyst, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1968-1969;industrial engineer, Wolverine World Wide, Inc., Rockford, Michigan, 1969-1972;manager industrial engineering, Leigh Products Inc., Cooperville, Michigan, 1972-1977;director industrial engineering, Integrated Metal Technologies, Spring Lake, Michigan, 1977-1979;manager manufacturing engineering, Haworth Inc., Holland, Michigan, 1979-1988;manager manufacturing engineering, Hart & Cooley, Inc., Holland, 1988-1992;manufacturing engineer, Trumark Inc., Lansing, Michigan, 1992-1994;senior advisory process engineer, Walker Manufacturing Inc., Grass Lake, Michigan, 1994-1997;senior manufacturing engineer, Pridgeon and Clay Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Certified manufacturing engineer.

Membership

Member Institute Industrial Engineers (senior ), Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior, ad hoc government relations committee), Chemical Coaters Association, Association Business Advocating Tariff Equity, Association Finishing Processes, Precision Metal Forming Association Western Michigan (director-at-large 2000—2003), Junior Chamber of Commerce (treasurer Ithaca, Michigan chapter 1971). Forming Association We. Michigan (vice chairman, since 2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: computers, skiing, tennis.

Connections

Married Ruth Sikkema, November 8, 1969.

father:
Clyde Louis Garver

mother:
Elizabeth Kemp (Finch) Garver

spouse:
Ruth Sikkema