• 20+ Years Experience
  • 100s of Factories
  • 1000s of Machines
  • All Industries
  • Multiple Patents
  • PhD in Machinery
  • Professional Engineer
  • MBA

Litigation Support

Expert Witness experience in Patent Infringement, Tort, Trade Secret and Contract Dispute cases.

Dr. William S. Howard is a practicing machinery design engineer with three patents (and one pending) in the field of Industrial Machinery. He has broad first-hand experience in the design, development, and engineering of industrial machinery, machines, equipment, and factory automation. He is experienced with Intellectual Property and Tort litigation, and has been retained many times since 2004.

William Howard's resume highlights include a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, BS degrees in both Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, and an MBA.

William Howard is one of the leading machine specialists in the southeastern US. He is a licensed Professional Engineer. He has worked with thousands of machines in hundreds of factories.

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Expert Witness

When you need an expert in Industrial Machines, Machinery, and Equipment...

As Practicing Machinery Design Engineer, William Howard is a manufacturing expert with 22+ years experience with OSHA regulations, ANSI standards, and CE regulations for machinery. He has designed and developed hundreds of machines -- over $100 million in total value -- which are currently operating in factories around the world.

Much of his career has been spent actually inside manufacturing factories ... designing and developing machinery while working at the various industrial manfacturing sites.

In a given year, he may work with 10-30 different manufacturing facilities consulting in many different manufacturing areas.

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Dr. Howard was hired by OSHA as an expert in Industrial Machinery for an OSHA Regulations enforcement case.

The turning point in the entire case occurred when we brought Dr. Howard onboard, and had him go through the entire set of documentation and drawings, at our offices here in Chicago... - Mike Padden, partner at Howrey

Many additional references are available upon request.

Examples of Designed Machinery:

Vibration Feeders
End Loaders
Top Loaders
Carton Feeders
Carton Former
Intermittent machines
Pack-Off Conveyors
Vision Systems
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As President of Stability Technology, Dr. William Stamps Howard specializes exclusively in the area of industrial machinery, automation, and equipment. He has 27+ years experience in the field of machinery, industrial equipment, packaging equipment, automation, control systems, machine design, actuation devices, and safety guarding for a manufacturing facility or plant. He is an experienced witness in machine and equipment cases.
Dr. William S Howard is a specialist in the design and safe use of machinery, industrial equipment and automation. He has led the successful development projects of numerous new machines. He has many years experience designing and working with industrial machinery and equipment in factories and plants worldwide.
Dr. William S. Howard is familiar with the development process for the design and development of industrial machinery and automation equipment from his professional and academic background. He has been involved in the development of hundreds of industrial machines in a number of different industries. He has worked with dozens of manufacturers of industrial machinery and equipment to develop or improve their equipment.

Legal Experience

Proven Experience -- 8+ Years experience in Federal and State Court as an Expert Witness
Testimony -- Proven experience testifying in deposition and trial since 2004
Trial Experience -- 100% qualified as a Machinery and Manufacturing Expert in Federal Court
OSHA -- Retained by OSHA as an Expert Witness in Industrial Machines and Machinery


Ph.D -- University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering
MBA -- Monmouth University, School of Business Administration
MS -- University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering
BSEE -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Electrical Engineering
BSME -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering
P.E. -- Licensed Professional Engineer, States of Georgia, Alabama, & New Jersey

Work Experience

Stability Technology, Inc. -- President
Kliklok Corp. -- R&D Director, and member of the Executive Management Committee
Woodman Co. -- Engineering Manager
GRASP Robotics Lab -- Lead Researcher
General Electric -- Member of the Technical Staff


5 US Patents in the area of Industrial Machinery (both software and mechanical design)
1 European Patent

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Examples of Successful Litigation Assistance (downloadable)

Dr. William Stamps Howard spends a majority of his time as a Design Engineer in the field of Industrial Machinery and automation, visiting manufacturing factories and designing new machines and equipment. He is president of Stability Technology, a leading consulting firm for Georgia-based manufacturing companies.
The website for Stability Technology is hosted at a separate site. To visit the website of Stability Technology, click the link below:

Examples of Designed Machinery:
Vibration Feeders
End Loaders
Top Loaders
Carton Feeders
Carton Former
Intermittent machines
Pack-Off Conveyors
Vision Systems
Automatic packer
Film Handling Systems
Automatic Splicers
Stacking & Sorting Machines
Corrugated Machinery
Newspaper Machine
Textile Machinery
Packaging Machinery
Pharmaceutical Machinery
Recycling Machinery
Gantry Robots
Automated Machinery

An experienced expert -- with top-notch credentials!

Contact Info:




William S. Howard
President, Stability Technology, Inc.

(770) 331 - 2283