Dr. John Ormerod is Principal and founder of JOC LLC.  John graduated from the University of Manchester, UK with a BSc, MSc, and PhD in metallurgy in 1975, 1976 and 1978 respectively.  He has over twenty years of research, product development, and manufacturing experience in the area of permanent magnets and magnetic materials.  He has spent time in Europe working for Philips and in the USA working for SPS Technologies (Arnold Engineering) in their magnetic materials businesses.

In 2002 John was named President of Res Manufacturing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Res is a manufacturer of stamped metal components, assemblies and value added services to diversified industries.  They are a major supplier of components and assemblies to Tesla Motors for their Model S and future Model X electric vehicle platforms.

He provided expert testimony on issues of invalidity during the recent rare earth magnet ITC investigation No. 337-TA-855 and is currently a technical expert evaluating prior art for the Rare Earth Magnet Industry Alliance.

He serves on the Advisory Board of Bunting Magnetics Company and is Senior Technology Advisor to Magnet Applications Inc..


John Ormerod Consulting offers an uniq​ue combination of business and technical expertise to the Global Magnetics Industry