Dirk Sweigart BSME, BSCS, MBA

MES Solutions Manager, Applied Control Engineering Inc

Currently MES Solutions Manager at Applied Control Engineering, Inc. (ACE), responsible for the development, execution of MES projects for ACE. Consult on information security (CISSP). Experienced IT and systems project manager (PMP), over thirty-five years experience planning and leading projects that develop manufacturing and business systems. Began career with DuPont's Control Systems group, developing lab automation software, SCADA, MES systems. Designed, installed. configured multiple process control systems in many manufacturing plants. Managed a team that developed a custom MES for production control, SOCs and conditions management, manufacturing integration then became IT manager for DuPont's Lycra® business, chief of information security, IT contracts manager for the newly formed INVISTA, (Koch Industries) company. Helped form and joined new IT shared services division of Koch Industries (KBS, LP). Rejoined INVISTA and planned, developed, and managed the manufacturing systems roadmap for the global apparel division, including multiple automation projects for managing recipes, products, and processes for quality and productivity. Degreed in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science from Penn State with an MBA from the University of Delaware. Member of MESA (Cyberscurity Working Group), a senior member of ISA. Teach SCADA and Cybersecurity in the graduate program at Wilmington University. Distance runner and cyclist.


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