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Mr. Robert Toering J.

Founder

Concept Engineering Group llc

Concept Engineering Group llc

Background Information

Employment History

Principal

Concept Engineering Group llc

President

Norris Industries

Education

Master of Science Degree
Product Design
Illinois Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science Degree
Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University

Masters
Product Design
Illinois Institute of Technology

Mechanical Engineering Degree

Purdue

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Robert J. ToeringConcept Engineering Group llc, Product Development and Management Consulting

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Bio: Robert J. Toering
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With past accomplishments include twenty years of senior corporate management, ten as President with full P&L responsibility, Mr. Toering provides seasoned business management expertise to any assignment.Mr. Toering holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science Degree in Product Design from Illinois Institute of Technology.Prior to forming Concept Engineering Group, Mr. Toering spent eight years as President of Norris Industries, a diversified, multi-million dollar manufacturing and service company headquartered in Los Angeles.Mr. Toering had been recruited into the Norris position with the charter of halting a very rapid decline in business volume.He immediately rationalized the existing business to maintain profitability and then planned and executed a diversification the company into a balanced mix of businesses.Over the ensuing five years, the company evolved into a diversified manufacturing and service organization, including four separate business units.One of those business units, Norris Environmental Services, went from start up to the largest commercial waste water treatment provider in the West within four years, while achieving 20% pre-tax profit margins.In the late 80's, prior to joining Norris, Mr. Toering lead the two year, 500% growth of a $20 million systems integration division into a $120 million "virtual factory" procurement services operation.That strategic repositioning grew annual operating income from $1.5 million to over $10 million.Before moving into general management, Mr. Toering was heavily involved in strategic planning, new business / new product analysis, and the development of new products and new businesses.In one case, he conceived and defined new automotive product line and marketing approach; and lead, as head of the national sales organization, the company's successful entry into a new market where it became number two player with first year sales exceeding $10 million.For a number of years, Mr. Toering was the head of product R&D a major automotive aftermarket supplier.He has been personally involved in development of products ranging from race car components to military systems.


Concept Engineering Group llc, Product Development and Management Consulting

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Robert J. Toering founded Concept Engineering Group in 1995 (initially called Toering & Associates) as a different kind of consulting company.His experience diversifying a dying defense contractor had shown that truly creative and business savvy consultants were hard to find.He created a consultancy that was well versed in the basics of sound business management and could effectively translate that knowledge into actionable guidance for a client.But more importantly, it is a consultancy that fosters the creation of superior products as the key to enhanced profitability and business growth.

As the principal of Concept Engineering Group, Mr. Toering is personally involved in every project CEG undertakes.Holding a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Purdue and a Masters in Product Design from Illinois Institute of Technology, Robert brings a unique educational background to the firm.His career, before founding CEG, is just as unique; combining many years in corporate product development departments with almost 15 years of business general management, running manufacturing and service firms as large as $300 million in revenue.


Bio: Robert J. Toering - Concept Engineering Group llc

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With past accomplishments include twenty years of senior corporate management, ten as President with full P&L responsibility, Mr. Toering provides seasoned business management expertise to any assignment.Mr. Toering holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science Degree in Product Design from Illinois Institute of Technology.

Prior to forming Concept Engineering Group, Mr. Toering spent eight years as President of Norris Industries, a diversified, multi-million dollar manufacturing and service company headquartered in Los Angeles.Mr. Toering had been recruited into the Norris position with the charter of halting a very rapid decline in business volume.He immediately rationalized the existing business to maintain profitability and then planned and executed a diversification the company into a balanced mix of businesses.Over the ensuing five years, the company evolved into a diversified manufacturing and service organization, including four separate business units.One of those business units, Norris Environmental Services, went from start up to the largest commercial waste water treatment provider in the West within four years, while achieving 20% pre-tax profit margins.
In the late 80's, prior to joining Norris, Mr. Toering lead the two year, 500% growth of a $20 million systems integration division into a $120 million "virtual factory" procurement services operation.That strategic repositioning grew annual operating income from $1.5 million to over $10 million.
Before moving into general management, Mr. Toering was heavily involved in strategic planning, new business / new product analysis, and the development of new products and new businesses.In one case, he conceived and defined new automotive product line and marketing approach; and lead, as head of the national sales organization, the company's successful entry into a new market where it became number two player with first year sales exceeding $10 million.For a number of years, Mr. Toering was the head of product R&D a major automotive aftermarket supplier.He has been personally involved in development of products ranging from race car components to military systems.
Robert J. Toering

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