Roger A. Champlin

Senior Consultant / Cleveland / Columbus


Along with a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Mr. Champlin has extensive industry experience in tires and rubber related products and processes.

He worked for 39 years at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and during that time had assignments in all major divisions of the company including: Research, Chemical Division, Engineered Products, Tire Development and the Race Tire Manufacturing Division at the Akron Technical Center.

His experience and industry knowledge spans over 45 years in the areas of reinforcement materials development, compounding, rubber testing, tire design, tire production industrialization, engineering management and budget control. Mr. Champlin’s areas of expertise also include the managing of race tire production and implementing quality control measures to reduce the failure rate of racing tires in the field. Mr. Champlin has extensive experience in the area of calendaring reinforcements for tire components. Mr. Champlin was responsible for the testing and release of all reinforced components used in the manufacture of Goodyear racing tires for over 17 years at the Akron production plant.

Education and Certifications

  • Chemical Engineering, B.S.: University of Dayton