About

Dennis’s experience ranges from tradesman in sheet metal fabrication to professional positions as mechanical engineer, project engineer and senior engineer.

Dennis Keane, president

Dennis Keane is president of KOALD Design. Mr. Keane holds degrees in both mechanical and manufacturing engineering and studied business and accounting. His experience ranges from work as a tradesman in sheet metal fabrication to professional positions as mechanical engineer, project engineer and senior engineer. His work at companies involved in the manufacture of food-processing and packaging equipment, automation equipment, and at a corporation involved in automated consumer-goods manufacturing, equipped him with a unique and broad skill set, encompassing project management and engineering, design, manufacture, integration, installation and maintenance of automated equipment and systems.

His responsibilities included:

  • Creating of automated food processing equipment for raw food products and bulk material handling including knowledge of fluid dynamics, heat load, thermal transfer and piping/pumping systems, structural engineering, power transmission and motion dynamics;
  • Managing projects through engineering, manufacturing, construction and installation;
  • Completing projects involving food automation and robotics integration handling dimensionally intolerant work pieces at high production rates requiring the execution of unique machines;
  • Supervising installation and construction professionals to implement automated front- to end-of-line food manufacturing, robotic and packaging systems.

To find out more, call Dennis or email him at sales@koalddesign.com.

“Dennis is what we call in the profession “An engineers engineer”; he has the ability to not only design the hard to do projects from a blank board but also has the ability to be hands on in the manufacturing plant or in the end users plant. He has over and over shown his strength to get it done and to follow through to the end.”