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Two new members of ACMA's Hall ...
Two new members of ACMA's Hall of Fame were inducted during COMPOSITES+POLYCON 2009: Richard Higgins, President, HK Research, Hickory, N.C., and Dave Mohnke, President, E-T-M Enterprises, Inc., Grand Ledge, MI.
has worked nearly 40 years to build the world's largest cold mold business, producing FRP composites for automobiles, heavy trucks, buses, RVs, and personal watercraft, as well as supplying FRP composites to the wind power and agricultural industries.
career in 1965 as general manager of Eaton Model and Pattern, Iona, Mich., where he
made composite molds and produced the first low-volume automotive cold-molded FRP parts.
In 1970, he started E-T-M in his garage and over the years, has built his business to become the largest employer in Grand Ledge, MI.
As an FRP pioneer, Mohnke developed his cold mold process into a viable, sustainable business and developed exacting criteria for the production of closed mold, matched, laminate molds used in the cold mold process.
innovations and his
tireless efforts to promote the use of composites have paved the way for composites' growth in a number of market applications.
most recent project included the new production facility for Siemens Wind Power.
In the late 1960's, Dave Mohnke was working at General Motors as a wood model makers.
He believed there was a way to serve customers who needed high quality composite parts, but didn't have the typical tooling budget to produce those parts.
So in 1970, Dave founded E-T-M Enterprises in a 4,000 square foot building in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
And from the beginning, as our name suggests, our focus was Engineering, Tooling, and Manufacturing.
In the early years, Dave
team perfected a process known as "cold molding" to produce composite parts using low temperature and low pressure.
ETM Enterprises - Contact Information
Dave Mohnke at firstname.lastname@example.org
2009 Sept 18 GL City Update
Mayor Smith reappointed David E. Mohnke to the LDFA (Local Development Fiance Authority) for a term ending 25 August 2013.
Mr. Mohnke is the owner of ETM Enterprises, Inc. located at 920 N. Clinton Street.
Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce - Grand Ledge, Michigan, USA