HDI, Inc. is a company dedicated to service the plastics industry of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and the Caribbean.
Our Company began in 1989, representing just one equipment manufacturer, AEC, Inc. Determined to offer our customers a complete solution for their plastics needs, we continued to add more plastics experts, different equipment lines, and a variety of services, such as product development, factory design and training. Today HDI is the leading plastics consultant and equipment supplier in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
Our Team continually strives to meet the specific needs of our plastics market. We are committed to deliver value-added equipment and molding solutions designed to give our customers a dramatic competitive edge in the marketplace and have built a reputation for providing our customers with Engineered Molding Solutions -- placing an emphasis on offering more than just "off-the-shelf" equipment.
Our Vision is to remain the number one company by providing our customers the best products and service; this will always be the heart and goal of our organization.Meet our Team
B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez with more
than 10 years of experience in the plastics industry. Has worked in the areas of plastics manufacturing,
research and product development, sales, service and installation. Developed thermoset cold sprue
system which is currently being used by many manufacturers. Founded Cotto Inc. in 2009, a company
dedicated to industrial engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance, as well as product
development for the plastics industry.
Training and Certification: Scientific Cooling, Universal Molding™, Leak Testing, Ultrasonic Assembly Technologies, Plastic Joint Technologies.
Plastics consultant with over 30 years of experience in the plastics industry. Manufacturing Technology degree (Associate’s) from the University of Puerto Rico, and Mechanical Engineering degrees (Bachelor’s and Master’s [master thesis with an emphasis in Numerical Analysis (FEA) of Glassy Polymers]) from Texas A&M University. Founder of HDI, Inc., a company dedicated to sales and plastics consulting services in the Caribbean. In collaboration with Dilán Interactive Learning (DIL), HDI’s sister company that develops computer-based training for the plastics industry, developed training programs for Universal Molding™ and Systematic Ultrasonic Assembly™ in both Spanish and English.
Plastics consultant with over 27 years of experience in the plastics industry. Manufacturing Technology degree. (Associate’s) from the University of Puerto Rico, and Mechanical Engineering degree from Texas A&M University. Cofounder of HDI, Inc., a company dedicated to sales and plastic consulting services in the Caribbean. Has designed and help in the design of several plastics plants and installations in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica & Costa Rica.
Training & Certifications: Universal Molding™, Systematic Ultrasonic Assembly™ and Profile Extrusion by HDI Inc; Visual Basic (MS Access) by University of Puerto Rico.
Electrical Engineering degree (BSEE) from Instituto Tecnológico of Santo Domingo. 16 years of experience in plastics. Process and Validation Engineer in Flexible PVC and Elastomeric Extrusion Process. Three (3) years of experience in Rubber mixing process. Profile extrusion instructor.
Training & Certifications: Six Sigma Engineer from Baxter Quality Institute of Chicago; Extrusion of Plastic Tubing by SPE; Plastics Joining Technologies by Edison Welding Institute; Validation of Operating Parameter for Extrusion Process by Baxter Institute; Radio Frequency Sealing Technology by Kiefel Company; Universal Molding™ and Systematic Ultrasonic Assembly™ by HDI
Professional Industrial Engineering with 16 years of experience in multinationals companies of high technology as Intel. Broad experience in manufacturing, planning and engineering departments. Strong skills in problem solving applying lean manufacturing to implement systems, procedures and quality standards. Extensive knowledge in management and development people and strong experience in project management to achieve goals and continues improvements.
Training & Certifications: Universal Molding™ & Profile Extrusion Seminar ™ by HDI Inc, and Ultrasonic Plastics Assembly & Application Setup and Troubleshooting by Dukane; ISO 9000:2000 Internal Auditor; Seminar of “Internal Efficiency of Production” Lean manufacturing at “Cámara de Comercio”. DOE; Green Belt; MBPS (Model Problem Solving) by Intel.
Civil Engineering degree (BSEE) from Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. Four (4) years of experience in plastic process and as a sales engineer with HDI, Inc., a company dedicated to service the plastics industry in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Costa Rica.
Training & Certifications: Universal Molding™, Systematic Ultrasonic Assembly™ and Profile Extrusion by HDI; Introduction to Ultrasonic Plastics Assembly & Application Setup and Troubleshooting by Dukane; AS 9100 / ISO 9001 Certified Auditor.
Please feel free to contact us for any of your project needs, and put the right team to work for you.
P.O. Box 303
Aguas Buenas, PR 00703
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