Personnel

Al Neumann is President/Director of Technical Consultants Inc (TCI) which is located in Longboat, Key, Fl. TCI is a training and consulting firm specializing in geometric tolerancing. Al Neumann, President and Director, is a graduate of Central Michigan University. He has worked in a variety of engineering and manufacturing firms related to automotive as well as the defense industry. His exposure and enlightenment to geometric tolerancing began in 1965 working with Chrysler Institute, Chrysler Corporation. There, he provided engineering and manufacturing related training programs as well as geometric tolerancing training to various Chrysler Corp facilities along with its many suppliers.

Al Neumann left Chrysler Corporation and established Technical Consultants Inc (TCI) in 1983. TCI is devoted to education and training in geometric tolerancing and product definition. He is a recognized international expert in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. He has written many books and has also produced five video training programs on the subject. Mr. Neumann has presented thousands of training programs to hundreds of thousands of people in major corporations throughout the US and worldwide over the past 30 years.

Since 1985, Mr. Neumann’s accomplishments and affiliations have been many including:

  • A member on the ASME Y14.5, Dimensioning and Tolerancing subcommittee for the past 22 years.
  • Currently serving as vice chair on the ASME Y14.5 subcommittee on dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • A past chairman on the US Technical Activities Group to ISO on Dimensioning and Tolerancing and Mathematical Definitions.
  • A senior member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • A member on the ASME Y14.5.1 subcommittee on Mathematical Definitions of Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Past service on national and international standards committees for the past 25 years.

Mr. Neumann travels worldwide presenting training and consulting on geometric tolerancing and related subjects. Mr. Neumann works with large and small companies customizing training and education to meet particular needs.

Scott Neumann is a senior partner and Chief Project Engineer at Technical Consultants Inc. He specializes in geometric tolerancing and tolerance stack-up and analysis. He is also an expert in measurement and inspection techniques.

Scott presents geometric tolerancing training programs to engineering, manufacturing and quality personnel at major corporations in the USA and around the world. He was a major contributor to the Geometric Tolerancing Applications with Stacks workbook and the Geometric Tolerancing Stacks and Analysis workbook. He has also coproduced a video series and coauthored a book to the ASME Y14.5-2009 standard, “GeoTol Pro, A Practical Guide to Geometric Tolerancing.”

Scott is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and is a senior level ASME certified, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing professional. He represents the USA in the International Standards Organization, ISO TC10 committee. Scott regularly attends the USA, ASME Y14.5 subcommittee on dimensioning and tolerancing. He is also an active member on the ASME Y14.45, Measurement Data Reporting, and the ASME Y14.5.1, Mathematical Definitions of Dimensioning and Tolerancing committee.

Scott graduated from University of Florida with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Anthony (Tony) Cimabue is a senior instructor and mentor. He has over 35 years experience as a Senior Tool and Mechanical Designer which includes 15 years as a design/drawing checker, GD&T specialist and trainer.

His effective and lively presentation style of instruction results in high ratings from those attending our GD&T and Engineering Drawing Standards Seminars.

Tony also brings extensive experience as a GD&T mentor, working on-site side-by-side helping our customers apply GD&T principles to day-to-day real world applications. His expertise and skills were developed while employed at: Dana Corp, Gates Rubber Company, IBM, TRW Space Systems and at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Projects ranged from; casting molds for automobile pistons, manufacturing equipment for tire fabrication, tooling for disk drive manufacture, tooling and fixturing for spacecraft support structures and the design of fabrication and inspection equipment for nuclear weapon components and particle accelerator systems.

Former part-time faculty at the University of New Mexico at Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico Community College providing instruction in Fundamentals of Drafting and Engineering Drawing Standards, Blueprint Reading, GD&T, and Measurement and Inspection Practices for the Machinist Apprenticeship Program sponsored by the Los Alamos National Lab.

Tony is an ASME Senior Level GD&T Professional and he regularly attends the Y14.5 (Dimensioning and Tolerancing) Committee meetings and a past member of the ASME Y14.5.2 Certification Committee

BS in Industrial Technology – Mechanical Design from Colorado State University -Pueblo and a AAS in Tool Design and Machining Technology from Pennsylvania College of Technology

James E. Jones Is a senior instructor and coach. He has over 30 years experience as an engineer and over 25 years as a technical educator. He has worked in the nuclear industry providing training in geometric tolerancing. His areas of technical expertise include pressure equipment, pressure relief devices, fundamental and advanced geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (ASME certified), and the National Electric Code.

Experience
1990–present, Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, West Mifflin, PA, Lead Technical Training Instructor.
Responsible for all technical and engineering training programs at Bettis Laboratory, encompassing a broad range of technical areas. 1992–present Private consultant. Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) instructor for design professionals and draftsmen. Certified as a GD&T professional in 1995 by ASME at the Senior Level. Co-developed GD&T Applications and GDT Stacks and GD&T Applications Training Programs with internationally known GD&T expert, Al Neumann. GD&T teaching experience ranges from companies like Bechtel, Ingersol Rand, Accenture, Composidie, and through branches of Pennsylvania State University.

Education
Completed SRO Instructor Training Program and NRC Certification at Beaver Valley Unit 1, 1983
Completed SRO Instructor Training Program and NRC Certification on the SNUPPS Simulator, 1982
General Electrical Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory [Naval] Nuclear Power Training Program, 1977
B.S., Marine Engineering (minor in nuclear and electrical engineering), U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 1976

Professional & Technical Certified as a GD&T professional in 1995 by ASME at the Senior Level Certified as a Hazardous Materials professional (International Fire Service Accreditation Congress).

Kathy Neumann is senior administrator at Technical Consultants Inc. Kathy handles ordering and billing. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University. Kathy cheerfully handles all your administrative, ordering, and special shipping needs.

Holly Neumann markets our training materials on-line. Holly is a graduate of University of Fl, Gainesville. She is currently attending the graduate program at Idaho State University. Holly happily handles your on-line orders.

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