Instructor's Summary

Mr. Mark Schweitzer

Mr. Mark Schweitzer is an International Expert in Rolling Mill & Steel Manufacturing with over 25 years of extensive experience in the industry. His expertise mainly covers the design, manufacturing, process monitoring & engineering, power & load calculations, process audit & review, maintenance and the training required for steelmaking & the operation of rolling mills. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Falcata Inc. (DBA Capital Rolls) wherein he spearheads the major operations in steelmaking & providing rolls and guide to rolling mills. At the same time, he is also the President and Principle Engineer of Schweitzer Rolling Technology Inc. that offers design & process engineering and provides training programs for existing and new ferrous and non-ferrous rolling mills.


With his lengthy experience and indisputable expertise, Mr. Schweitzer has built-up a formidable reputation in the design, inspection, process engineering in steel manufacturing and the installation & maintenance of rolling mills. Much earlier in his career life, he has worked with numerous international companies such as the Morgan Construction Company, Quad Engineering and Steel of West Virginia with prime positions such as a Roll Pass Chief Engineer, Pass Design Services Manager, Roll Designer, Process Engineer, Project Manager, Pass Designer, CAM Programmer and CAD Draftsman as well as a Writer and an AutoCAD Instructor in the University. Moreover, he has successfully handled numerous projects such as the FEM simulation & analysis for Steel Dynamics, a Mill audit and Roll pass review for US Steel, the design, power and load calculations and setup sheets for Jindal Steel West, the design and simulation for Bayou Steel, Smorgon Steel, Atlantic Steel, Ameristeel, Franklin Industries, Steel Dynamics & Nocur Steel and the layout, design, power and load calculations for Arkansas Steel, Sheffield Steel, North Star Steel, Birmingham Steel and Ameri-Forge.


Mr. Schweitzer has a Bachelor degree. He is a well-respected member of the Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) and the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Internationaler Kalibreure und Walzwerksingenieure (AIKW). Further, he is Certified Instructor/Trainer, a Certified Master Roll Designer and even heads the Certification Review Board for the Institute of Roll Design (IRD).