Dave Lewis, Sr. co-founded Matrix Tool, Inc. in 1972 and served as the Company President until his retirement in 2007. Dave achieved Journeyman Tool & Die Maker certification through the state of Pennsylvania after completing a four year apprenticeship at Tri-Penn Tool in Erie, PA. Under Dave’s guidance and leadership, Matrix Tool evolved from a two person repair shop to a full service manufacturing operation specializing in the design and construction of precision plastic and metal injection molds and the injection molding of precision thermoplastic components. While retired, Dave continues to follow the activities of the business and provides guidance and direction to his sons, Dave, Tim and Greg on organizational matters.
Tim Lewis is the Company President and one of the co-owners of Matrix Tool, Inc. He oversees the management and strategic planning efforts of the company to support daily business activities and long term growth initiatives. In addition, he oversees the administrative functions of the organization, including accounting, human resources, payroll, and overall management team coordination. Tim joined the company in 1993 after working as an internal management consultant with Sony Engineering and Manufacturing of America and Sony Magnetic Products of America. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Dayton and a Master’s Degree from the University of Akron.
Dave Lewis, JR. is the Vice President of Tooling / Engineering and one of the co-owners of Matrix Tool, Inc. His day to day duties involve management of the Mold Design Division, coordination of tooling RFQs, coordinating of project management activities associated with full-service contracts, and completing customer relations duties to support sales and customer service needs. Dave joined Matrix in 1986 after graduating from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial / Engineering Technology. In addition, Dave achieved Journeyman Tool & Die Maker certification through the state of Pennsylvania after completing a four year tooling apprenticeship during his initial tenure with Matrix Tool, Inc.
Greg Lewis is the Tooling Division Manager and one of the co-owners of Matrix Tool, Inc. He oversees the planning and project management of all mold construction work in the Tooling Division, including new mold programs, major mold refurbishment projects, and new mold conditioning / debug efforts. Greg joined the company in 1989 after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Dayton. In addition, Greg completed a four year apprenticeship at Matrix Tool and achieved Journeyman Tool & Die Maker certification through the state of Pennsylvania.
David Moyak is the General Manager of the Molding Division and oversees all aspects of the molding operation to ensure the manufacture of plastic injection components that meet customer requirements. Dave’s primary duties include the coordination of quoting and pricing activities relating to plastic parts, project management activities associated with new product validation / approval and customer relations duties to support divisional sales and customer service needs. Dave joined the Matrix team in 1998 after gaining experience in the industry as a production scheduler and cost estimating engineer. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plastics Engineering and an MBA from Penn State Behrend.
Mill Adkins is the Mold Conditioning Manager in the Plastics Division. He oversees all aspects of the mold repair and changeover operations to help ensure the manufacture of plastic injection components that meet customer requirements. Mill’s primary duties include the coordination and planning of all mold repair, debug and changeover orders and personnel as necessary to maintain the condition of production tooling and keep presses running in an efficient manner to support production targets and customer delivery requests. Mill joined the Matrix team in 2012 after gaining valuable experience in the plastics industry working in a number of diverse capacities, including Sales Engineering, Project Engineering and Plant Management. Mill holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plastics Engineering from Penn State Behrend.
Lisa Hart is the Quality Assurance Manager for Matrix Tool, Inc. She oversees all aspects of the quality assurance function as it relates to the manufacture of plastic injection molded components. Lisa’s primary duties include the overall coordination of quality related methodologies and procedures needed to meet customer requirements from initial component release through production. Lisa joined the Matrix team in 2014 with over 25 years of experience working in the Tool & Die and Plastic Injection Molding industries. She has held previous positions as a Quality Technician, Quality Engineer and Assistant Quality Assurance Manager. Lisa has completed a variety of technical and professional training programs related to the field of quality assurance and has obtained professional certification as a Certified Mechanical Inspector through the American Society of Quality.
Tom Moyak is the Sales Manager for Matrix Tool, Inc. He coordinates the sales and marketing efforts of the company while focusing on customer relations. Tom has a very hands-on, diverse and technical background in plastics manufacturing. His primary areas of expertise include new product design and development, project management, lean manufacturing implementation, and process engineering, troubleshooting and training, and his expertise spans the major plastics manufacturing processes. He is equally adept behind the controls of an injection molding machine as he is behind those of a CAD workstation. He is a graduate of Penn State’s Plastics Engineering Technology program, and has worked for injection molders in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Alabama. Tom has also provided engineering outreach for Penn State University through their Plastics Technology Center to assist customers with solutions to their injection molding challenges.