As technology and innovation VP at Cleveland-based Parker Hannifin (http://www.parker.com/), Dale Ashby is responsible for directing technology transfer across the global footprint of Parker Seal Group locations as well as serving as the key technology representative for advanced technology research.
He currently focuses his research in the areas of virtual product development, practical application of seal life prediction models, and fluorinated elastomer material developments.
Ashby, a Six Sigma black belt, is active in numerous technical committees and industry organizations, including ASTM, the Society of Automotive Engineers, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Society of Plastics Engineers.
He received his B.S. in chemical engineering from the