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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

Paul Gramann, Ph.D.

Paul received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 1995 and is currently the President of The Madison Group. In 2003 he became an Adjunct Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Dr. Gramann is involved in the design verification and failure analysis of thermoplastic, elastomeric and thermoset parts. He is the past-Chair of the Failure Analysis and Prevention Group of the Society of Plastics Engineers. He is a co-editor of the Injection Molding Handbook published by Hanser Publishers in 2001 and 2008, which has been translated to Chinese and Russian. He is also on the editorial board for the Journal of Plastics Technology, which is published by Carl Hanser Publishers. Dr. Gramann is actively involved with ASTM and serves on the D20 (plastics) committee. He has testified numerous times in deposition and at trial for defense and plaintiff counsels. He has given presentations on failure, prevention, mechanical behavior, and processing of plastics in the US, Europe and the Middle East.

Dr. Gramann’s Curriculum Vitae is available upon request.