Mr. Richer used to be General Director at Absormex, one of the largest independently owned disposable baby diaper factories in Latin America, with sales exceeding half a billion diapers every year (about 70 million USD per year). Absormex was the first diaper company in the world to receive the ISO9000:Version 2000 certification in December 2000. After 21 years working with Absormex, Mr. Richer retired in 2005 to start his own consulting company Richer Investment SA de CV, dedicated to provide consulting services to the disposable diaper industry worldwide. He is 59 years old and an expert in the field of manufacturing disposable absorbent products, with 33 years of experience covering all manufacturing operations. He currently provides technical support to clients in 28 countries in four continents, both diaper manufacturers, and traders. He has worked as consultant with many raw material suppliers and original equipment manufacturers, for SAP, nonwovens, hot melt, and pulp fluff. He has also been invited as guest speaker in many diaper industry seminars and technical forums. Mr. Richer frequently writes articles in the most important diaper industry publications, such as Nonwovens Industry and Nonwovens World. Mr. Richer is also an invited guest member of the board of directors of several companies. You can take a look at Mr. Richer’s curriculum vitae here: curriculum.
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About Mr. Richer’s skills
Mr. Richer is very familiar with diaper raw material requirements, quality control systems, production equipment selection, patent issues and ways of improving the over all diaper performance and design using mathematical models. He is also quite good at analyzing products and patents to find weak and strong points and make recommendations for changes in the product design. Mr. Richer has experience with new diaper factory economic feasibility studies and plant layouts -They have a dedicated diaper testing laboratory of their own. He enjoys teaching technical issues to sales people, making sure they understand the advantages of the product they sell, using a simple easy to understand language. It has been correlated that a better informed sales force increases the market share of a company. He has also helped insurance companies and financial institutions with machine appraisals and damaged warehouses diaper claims. He has helped several independent inventors to write better patents and also helped them find potential clients for those inventions. On his Website you will find several useful links related to the disposable diaper industry, as well as links to websites of most of the manufacturers in the world. So feel at home, relax and take your time and please do not forget to save this link in your favorites folder, you will not find a better place for diaper links in the Internet..