CHICAGO—FMI L.L.C. has named Dennis Rector as its director of engineering.
The firm said in a news release that Rector brings extensive management and manufacturing experience in contract manufacturing and medical device environments.
He joins the firm after spending 11 years with Vesta Inc., now part of Lubrizol Corp., in numerous roles. Most recently, he served as senior project engineer with experience ranging from molding and extrusion component manufacturing to finished devices consisting of silicone, thermoplastic and electromechanical assemblies.
Prior to Vesta, Rector worked at Dai Shin Technologies, a Waukesha, Wisc.-based medical device manufacturer, as a new product manager; and Axcesor, a Grafton, Wisc-based contract manufacturer in the medical device field, as an engineering supervisor.
Rector has also held numerous process and design engineering roles supporting process improvement initiatives.
He is a certified six sigma black belt.
Based in Chicago, FMI is the medical focused subsidiary of Flexan L.L.C. The company produces silicone and rubber molded and extruded products for a variety of medical and industrial applications.