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The Madison Group

Putting Years of Plastics Engineering Experience To Work For You

2615 Research Park Dr.
Madison, WI 53711
Phone: (608) 231-1907
Fax: (608) 231-2694

About Us

About Us


About Us

The Madison Group, incorporated in 1993, is a recognized global leader providing consulting services, technical expertise and innovative technology to the plastics industry. With multiple PhDs on staff and partnerships with cutting-edge technology and educational consortiums, The Madison Group's ability to analyze and optimize plastic parts and processes on your behalf are limited only by the data in existence today. It is our hope that by leveraging our knowledge and expertise in plastics, we will open new vistas enabling plastics enterprises to develop and move new products to market more quickly; minimize time to market costs; and provider stronger, safer products to the world.

Madison Group Team

The Madison Group Team

Antoine Rios, Ph.D.
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.
Javier Cruz, Ph.D.
Paul Gramann, Ph.D.
Erik Foltz, M.S.
Jeffrey Jansen, M.S.
Richie Anfinsen, B.S.
Jack DeSousa, B.S.
William Aquite, Ph.D.
Tom Hansen, M.S.
Melissa Kurtz, M.S.
Amy Bembenek, Office Manager

Jeffrey Jansen, M.S.

Jeff is an expert in failure analysis; material analysis, identification and selection; and aging studies for plastic and rubber components. He has performed over 900 failure investigations, both for industrial clients and litigation work. He is a recognized authority on polymeric material analysis and failure, and has authored an ASM handbook chapter as well as numerous articles relating to failure analysis. Jeff also taught a number of seminars relative to plastics failure analysis, chemical effects on plastics, and rubber technology. Jeff also gives regular presentations through the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) covering a wide range of plastics-related topics.

Jeff is a Senior Member of the Society of Plastics Engineers and is a Past-Chairman of the Failure Analysis and Prevention Special Interest Group. He is also a Past-President of the Wisconsin Rubber Group. Jeff is a graduate of Carroll College and the Milwaukee School of Engineering. In addition to his degree in Chemistry, Jeff holds a degree in Criminal Justice and has testified numerous times in deposition for defense and plaintiff counsels.

Jeffrey A. Jansen's Curriculum Vitae is available upon request.