Don Lovell is currently an automation consultant assisting customers in defining their automation road map to meet their business objectives. Don has been involved in the process automation field for 40 years with experience in batch and continuous applications. Industries included beverage, cement, fine chemical, food, paper and industrial boilers. Employer history includes Honeywell, ITT Education Services, Kellogg, Invensys and Rockwell Automation.
Don worked for Kellogg Company for 11 years. First as a Corporate Technical Trainer responsible for technical and craft training skills of new technologies for plant expansions, and new plant startups. He completed his career with Kellogg as the Maintenance Resource in the process and utility areas. Don worked for the Foxboro Company for 19 years in the following positions, Food and Beverage Industry Marketing, Technical Sales Engineer, and National Account Manager in sales. With Rockwell Automation, he was a Batch Consultant, and a Business Consultant in the process industry.
Don has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is a Senior Life member of ISA , having served in local and national positions. He has authored numerous papers and presentations, process/operational training and maintenance manuals, and developed a four-year apprentice program for automation technicians. He is also a member of the Master Brewers Association of the Americas, where he lectures on brewery automation and Reliability Maintenance. Additionally, he has lectured both nationally and internationally for professional organizations such as ISA, IEEE, Distilled Sprits Council, American Oil and Chemist Society, and American Society of Sugar Cane Technologist.