Mark Richardson

Co-founder & Principal

Mark Richardson is a Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer and is the co-founder and a principal for Series One, LLC. Series One, LLC specializes in consulting, business and development support for plastics processing and product development, recycled materials and sustainability programs, and process optimization.  Mark has spent his entire career in plastics and has deep ties to the industry through memberships in The PLASTICS Industry Association and The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).  He began as an advanced product engineer of interior systems in the auto industry, then worked as a plastics manufacturing engineer in the chemical industry, and was faculty at Kettering University in Flint, MI in the Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department. During his time at Kettering he initiated the installation of a plastics manufacturing lab and taught coursework in plastics processing with a focus on sustainability. He also has served as faculty at the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Oakland University, teaching Polymeric Materials and Processes.  More recently, Mark has spent considerable time developing and launching several businesses surrounding sustainability opportunities with post-industrial, post-consumer, and marine waste plastics.