Editorial Advisory Board
MoldMaking Technology welcomes a new member to the EAB.
Please join me in welcoming a new member to the Editorial Advisory Board of MoldMaking Technology magazine. He comes from an extensive background in mold manufacturing and has much expertise—and experience—to offer the publication.
Edward Helmut Bernard (Ed) has been the president of Bernard Mould in Oldcastle, ON, since 1985. He also has been the president of Comprehensive Plastic Technologies (CPT) since 1999. He studied Fine Arts at Windsor University and Mould Making at St. Clair College; is the co-founder of Windsor Christian Fellowship 1980; was the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award recipient in 2003; was the recipient of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Global Trader Leadership Award in 1999; was past president of the Windsor Association of Mould Makers in 1989; served as past president of the Canadian Association of Mould Makers in 1992; and in 2001 through 2003 he was the Chair of the FCEM Equipment Task Force—responsible for acquiring $18 million in high-tech equipment for training and education.
Since 2004, he has been serving as the Chair of the Canadian Machine Tool Die Mould Federation and as Chair of the Initiatives for Automotive Innovation (IAI). His impressive industry and community involvement also includes Chair of the Government Relations Committee, CAMM in 1998; Chair, Scientific Research & Experimental Development, CAMM in 1996; Bachelor of Technology—Industrial Management, Advisory Committee in 2005; Centre for Automotive Re-search & Educa-tion (CARE) Advisory Council in 2003; 2003 Judge for the Global Trader Awards; 2004 Judge for the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards; 2004 Judge for CarTunes on Parade; 2004 Chair of Judges for the Regional Global Trader Awards; and 2005 Vice Chair Bachelor of Technology Business Management.
Ed also is the 2005 Executive in Resi-dence for the St. Clair College, Ford Centre of Excellence; a 2005 Great Lakes Manufacturing Council Steering Committee member guest lecturer on Scientific Research & Experimental Development with the Canada Revenue Agency and various trade associations; guest lecturer on Business Ethics for second year MBA International Business classes at the University of Windsor; product designer and coordinator, artist and logistics advisor to CarTunes on Parade 2003-2005; and, co-chair of the International Ambassadors Tours for Windsor and surrounding areas since 2003.
He is husband and business partner of Paula Bernard since 1981 and father of Naomi Bernard, a Business/Philosophy graduate and MBA student.
Ed notes that it is as a result of the collective efforts and contributions of the entire team at Bernard Mould and its industry supporters that gives him the ability to participate in activities for the good of the community—and the industry at large.