Carl Howarth

Account Manager

Carl joined Caelynx in 2012 to support business development activities, covering the Eastern Seaboard and Mid-Atlantic states.  Prior to joining Caelynx, Carl was an independent consultant for 14 years in Detroit, where he focused on cost reduction and mass savings for automotive clients.

Carl’s 20 years of professional work experience spans structural and functional applications of thermoplastics and composites.  He has worked with plastics materials suppliers and end users to develop innovative, cost-saving applications for these materials, and is considered an expert in metal replacement.  His key skill sets include concept development and validation with structural FEA, failure analysis, and teaching technical topics that include metal replacement, thermoplastic design, and introduction to thermoplastics.

Carl received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and master’s degree in materials from Drexel University. In his personal time, Carl enjoys wildlife photography, fishing, and spending time with his family.