The mission of Yorkie Composites & Manufacturing Consulting (YCMC)

is to Provide Unparalleled Services and Build Stronger Organizations

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Our Mission

At YCMC we partner with our clients to build a collaborative team that not only can solve their manufacturing or design problems but build stronger organizations. With over 25 years of design, manufacturing and organizational development experience YCMC helps our clients find solutions to today’s problems and uncover new opportunities.

YCMC helps the client focus on customer requirements, organizational requirements and strategic objectives to develop and deliver design and manufacturing solutions that provide value to the organization and its customers.


Product and Program management

Technology research development and implementation

Strategy Development

Technology road mapping

Developing and implementing new designs

Composite Manufacturing Process

Kevin Retz PH.D.

Kevin Retz has a Doctorate in Business Management and bachelor and master degrees in engineer. He has over 25 years of experience working in the Aerospace. Kevin has worked at Cessna Aircraft as a tooling and structural engineer. Raytheon Aircraft as a Technical Specialist in Composite design and Manufacturing methods. While at Raytheon Kevin lead the team that designed and certified the Premier I business jet fuselage. Kevin was an Associate Technical Fellow at Boeing Aircraft and work in advance concepts and the 787 program. Kevin has also worked at G.E. aviation as a Senior Engineer / Senior Technologist working CMC and PMC composites.

Kevin has over 20 U.S. and European patents and has published several papers on composite design and manufacturing processes. His doctoral dissertation was “Creating an environment that fosters creativity and innovation within engineering organizations” His Master’s Thesis was “Producability of Composite Materials”. Kevin has the experience and the background to help your organization succeed.


Inspiration and innovation can come in many forms and sources. YCMC will help you build innovative teams and cultures. Building innovative teams can help not only early Product Development or PD but existing teams and products as well. Where will your next innovative idea come from? With over 20 U.S. and European patents and nearly 30 years of experience in advance concepts and product development YCMC has the experience to help your teams succeed.

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Our Location

West Chester OH



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