Eric Maynard is the Vice President with Jenike & Johanson, Inc., which is recognized as the world’s leading engineering firm specializing in bulk solids handling technology. Eric received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
During his 27 years at Jenike & Johanson, he has worked on nearly 500 projects designing material handling and pneumatic conveying systems for powders and bulk solids such as cement, coal/coke, limestone, resins, biomass, calcined nuclear waste, foods, and pharmaceuticals. He is the cement industry and crushing technology specialist at Jenike & Johanson, and has valuable experience with dust explosivity and OSHA’s National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Combustible Dust Handling (CPL 03-00-008).
He routinely lectures on the storage, flow, and pneumatic conveying of bulk solids for companies and at established industrial-focused conferences (e.g., Powder & Bulk Engineering, Powder & Bulk Solids, IEEE/PCA Cement). He has published 25 technical articles on solids flow and pneumatic transport. Eric is the principal instructor for AIChE/ASME’s popular continuing education courses “Flow of solids in bins, hoppers, feeders, and chutes” and “Pneumatic conveying of bulk solids”. Eric is a member of ASME, AIChE, and NFPA.