How I can help you

Expert in business operations. Over 40 industrial years starting with Product Development in welding consumables then R&D on welding processes, followed by management, Production Engineering, and  manufacturing plant control. Arcrods in Sparrows Point, MD.from 1960 to 1969; Airco Welding products at Murray Hill, NJ to 1982 R&D Manager, Airco at Chester,WV to 1984 (technical director to plant manager), Advanced Metals Inc. at Canfield, Ohio, till 1986 (founded Company) till 1990, ESAB at Ashtabula, OH (R&D and Manufacturing Manager) retired in 2002. Over fifteen years with SCORE; past chair of Youngstown chapter.


Areas of Expertise

  • Intellectual Property
  • Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Business Operations

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Professional & Business Services


BS degree from the University of Maine in Engineering Physics. Physical Metallurgy at John Hopkins

John E Ball

Communication Methods

  • In Person