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Frank L. Jones, Machine Design Specialist


Mr. Jones, has worked in the paper and nonwovens industry for 50 years. Frank began his career in the apprentice machinist program of the Sandy Hill Iron and Brass Works in Hudson Falls, NY in 1951. He completed his apprenticeship and worked as a machinist until 1963.

Frank joined the Engineering department of Sandy Hill in 1963 in the drafting department. Frank became a lead project designer for projects that included complete specialty paper and wet laid nonwoven machine lines.

Frank has extensive knowledge and experience in the development and design of specialty wet end formers as well as press sections, dryer sections, size presses, calendars, and reels.

Frank has visited numerous mills in his career to assist in the mill site assembly and start-up of custom designed machinery.

Work History

1997 - Present Glens Falls Interweb, Inc.
1992 - 1996 Valmet, Inc.
1991 - 1992 Tampella Sandy Hill
1951 - 1991 Sandy Hill Corporation