The MCM Sales and Application Team

MCM prides itself on a skilled and capable team of professionals who work at the forefront of the industrial & auto testing machine industries.

The Michigan Custom Machines team is ready to provide you with a complete turnkey solution for your production or development machine testing requirements. Our testing machines are engineered and built completely in-house, based on your requirements and built to your exact specifications.

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    Rob Eickholt


    • 30 years’ experience in the Automotive Industry
    • Manufacturing Engineering experience at OEM, TIER 1 and Integrator levels
    • OEM experience in Advanced Manufacturing
    • BS in Engineering, Six Sigma Green Belt
    • Participated in Vehicle Manufacturing BIW Best Practices, Arthur D. Little Study 1996

    Hank Bonutti

    Director of Innovation and Technology

    • Over 40 years of innovation in the auto industry
    • Worked at both OEM and TIER 1 levels in product engineering and manufacturing capacities
    • Experience with ICE and EV powertrains, aluminum spaceframes, aluminum BIW technologies, novel composite structures, vehicle lightweighting, etc.
    • Materials science research and knowledge in composites, adhesives, welding, castings, corrosion, etc.
    • BS in Engineering, MBA

    Marc Kruse

    Sales & Business Development Executive

    • 28 years’ experience in the Automotive Industry
    • Specialist for Joining Technologies like Hemming Devices, Weld Technologies, Laser Brazing and Laser Welding.
    • Project Manager for turn-key BiW/Press Dies projects in Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Brazil and the U.S.
    • Strong experience in Project Management and Sales Management
    • Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Mechanical Engineering / Production Technologies