Jim Wellspeak, founder of AJ Engineering, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts in 1961. Early in 1962 he went to work for the engineering department at the Clark-
During his 28 year tenure, he designed and installed over 75 different custom sheeting lines worldwide in the pulp, paper film, and printing industries. A highlight of his career came in the early 1970's when he designed and developed the first U.S. manufactured synchronous double rotary sheeter using a two motor drive system.
As a result of his extensive experience, he is regarded by many people in the converting industry as an expert on sheeting and material handling equipment.
After the Clark-
When the consulting business started expanding into providing machinery for his clients, Jim joined forces with Glenn VanOrman, founder of G&M Machine. The relationship with Glenn was established in the late 1970's when Glenn began an internship at Clark-
In 1995, Mike Wellspeak joined the AJ Engineering team. Originally, his task was to help in the drafting department and on field installations. Since then, he has developed his skills in every aspect of the business including Machine Design, Electrical Design and Manufacturing.
Our future goals will continue to focus on providing custom-