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Howard Dittmer

Advisory Board Chair
Howard Dittmer

VP of Engineering & Technology
ARPAC Group

Howard Dittmer is Vice President of Engineering and Technology at ARPAC LLC, a leading manufacturer of end of line packaging machinery. Howard received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. He also holds a MS in Software Engineering from DePaul University where he is currently a PhD student in Software Engineering. Prior to joining ARPAC Howard was Executive Vice President at Herbst LaZar Bell, a leading product development firm. In addition he has served in executive engineering roles at Fluid Management, Rockwell International and General Signal. He was a founding advisory board member for Northwestern University’s Masters of Product Development program. He is currently a member of the ASME Industry Advisory Board.