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Norman A. Rautiola

manufacturing executive

Norman A. Rautiola, American manufacturing executive. Achievements include patents in field. Board of control Michigan Technology University, Houghton, Michigan, 2002—2008; Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ).

Background

Rautiola, Norman A. was born on August 6, 1932 in Hancock, Michigan, United States. Son of Arnold and Irene Rautiola.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Metal Engineering, Michigan Technology University, 1954. Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1960.

Career

Engineering officer United States Air Force, Hamilton Air Force Base, California, 1954—1956. Senior patent examiner United States Patent Office, Washington, 1957—1960. Patent development manager Texas Instruments, Dallas, 1960—1965.

Assistant to president Bunker Ramo Corporation, Canoga Park, California, 1965—1966. Director, corporation development Sparton Corporation, Jackson, Michigan, 1966—1968. President Nartron Corporation, Reed City, since 1968.

Founder, chairman Smart Power Systems Inc., Sylvan Lake, since 1986. Director Smart Power Systems Inc., Sylvan Lake, Michigan, since 1985, Nartron Corporation, Reed City, Michigan, since 1968. Chairman Nonometal LLC, Birmingham, Michigan, since 2004.

Captain United States Air Force, 1954-1968.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Membership

Board of control Michigan Technology University, Houghton, Michigan, 2002—2008. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ).

Connections

Married Sarah-Binah Rautiola, December 5, 1997. Children: Jeffrey, Jordan, Leijona, Niikolas, Ari.