Margraf, Tom

Margraf, Tom

President Spintech Holdings Inc.

Mr. Margraf has a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Dayton and started his career in contract R&D services with Cornerstone Research Group, CRG. During his time in contract R&D he led the development of two product lines using smart materials, self-healing composite solutions and shape memory polymer tooling. Mr. Margraf went out to be a co-founder of a spinout company, Spintech Holdings Inc in 2010 and now serves as the President of Spintech. In his time at Spintech Mr. Margraf has led engineering and deployment of more than three dozen flight qualified manufacturing solutions for defense aerospace, commercial aerospace, and space-based platforms using advanced materials and novel methods of manufacture. Mr. Margraf has five issued U.S. patents related to high-performance composites and their efficient manufacturing. Mr. Margraf is the Chair of Midwest SAMPE, a member of the SAMPE North America “Emerging Technology” and “Rapid Manufacturing of High-Performance Composites” working groups, a member of the US Navy “Composites Manufacturing Technology Center”, CMTC, executing steering committee, and a member of the Industrial Advisory Committee for the University of Dayton College of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering.