Engineering Monofilaments:  History and Staff

F. Richard Cramton is the President and Founder of EMCO. In 1969, he decided to create a company that would develop products and services to fill an underserved segment of the monofilament market. Before starting EMCO, Cramton was the Director of New Products for EB & AC Whiting Company, where he was awarded multiple patents for new products and processes. He also served as a Process Development Engineer at Union Carbide, where he brought the process of manufacturing impact polystyrene into production.

Michel Allen, Vice President of EMCO, worked for IBM in the Manufacturing Engineering and Development Department. He also worked with EMCO founder Richard Cramton at EB & AC Whiting Company in the Research and Development Department. His expertise is in the fields of new product development and new production equipment construction.