Frederick G. “Rick” Heath, Principal of Heath and Associates, has gained his considerable experience in product design, engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, safety and conformity through an employment career in responsible positions within manufacturing companies.
Mr. Heath has owned and operated companies that manufactured a broad range of fabricated metal products ranging from the very simple to the extremely complex. Mr. Heath has been active in the development of standards governing specific, real products. Through experience with actual compliance issues, Mr. Heath has become familiar with a plethora of regulatory requirements.
Mr. Heath is well-versed in product/user interface issues because he has actually designed, built, tested and improved real products. Heath and Associates will deliver real solutions to perplexing problems, not esoteric, theoretical hypotheses.