Technology continues to evolve, but our focus remains the same: To offer an economical and short lead-time alternative to injection molded and sheet metal parts. Most of our customers are domestic OEMs with a need for short runs of up to 10K custom parts per year and we serve start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Customer service and consistent quality are key to our success. Please contact us with any questions you may have – we are usually able to respond within 24 hours.
Meet Our Team
Patrick Oltmanns – CEO & Sales Manager
Founded ClickFold Plastics in 2000 switching careers from a corporate position working for a German plastics machinery manufacturer. He has a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Technology in Aachen, Germany and an MBA from Wake Forest. In his free time he enjoys flying, sailing and motorcycling. Leading and growing the ClickFold Plastics team and helping customers find optimal solutions for their plastic part needs is his primary role at work and he will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
April Jaklitsch – Office & Customer Service Manager
Joined ClickFold Plastics in 2011 as an accountant and has worn many hats since then including numerous stints on our shop floor putting out fires when help was needed. Arts and crafts and interior design are her other passions that she enjoys with her family. April gets high marks from our customers for her responsiveness and diligence. She also has great rapport with our production specialists and designers and will expedite, reschedule, redirect, move, split, cancel or increase orders – whatever the need may be.
Geoffrey Lowe – Design Manager
Joined ClickFold in 2015 after gaining experience in product development, 3D CAD and quality control. A native of Ohio he attended mechanical engineering and aerospace technology classes at the University of Cincinnati before continuing his career in the Carolinas. Geoff stands out with his ability to convert customer requirements and concepts into finished and easy-to-manufacture products. His ideas have saved our customers time and money on numerous occasions and after several years as a lead designer his product design portfolio is impressive.
Colleen Wilcox – Assembly Manager
Joined ClickFold in 2010 after a long career in plastics fabrication and thermoforming. She has a keen eye for out-of-tolerance parts and material defects which means that in most cases these are caught prior to assembly. She trains our new hires and teaches them assembly tips and tricks, how to thermo-line bend and what solvents to use with which plastics. She also manages the logistics and supplies on our shop floor. Originally from New York State she calls Charlotte home where all of her family now resides.
Jose Lara Gomes – Shop Manager
Joined ClickFold in 2018 as a CNC operator and since then has completed his studies in Mechatronics at Central Piedmont Community College. He also received extensive training at the manufacturer’s site of our CNC machines. Jose takes great pride in optimizing process parameters for best quality and efficiency. In his free time he plays soccer or works on his classic Mazda Miata which he has fully restored to its original condition. His family has its roots in Honduras and he is fluent in English and Spanish.