Manufacturing Specialists, Inc.
and The LINCHPINTM Connection, Inc.
Company Information

LINCHPIN™was founded December, 1996 in Arlington, Texas.

Our history allows us to offer our clients:

  • Nearly 100 years combined direct manufacturing and systems experience
  • Tens of millions of dollars in cost savings and cost avoidance
  • Staff member expertise managing computer systems supporting manufacturing operations of up to $1 billion annually

Extensive domestic and international experience in several industries including:

  • Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace/Defense and DOD
  • Heavy and Capital Equipment
  • Garments and Textiles
  • Telecommunications and Electronics
  • Beverages
  • Consumer Products

About Our Founder

Michele Pavlyak As a manufacturing Change Agent expert, Michele Pavlyak has built a multi-million dollar history of manufacturing process improvements and successful system implementations.

With an MBA cum laude in Operations Management (Manufacturing), APICS CFPIM Fellow Certification in Production and Inventory Management, PMI Project Management Professional Certification, APICS Board of Directors tenure, and nearly 20 years manufacturing-related experience in the Medical Devices/Pharmaceutical Industry, Michele understands client customers' needs in a way not always possible by strategic or systems consultants. This working knowledge of manufacturing efficiency and cost control strongly complements Michele's manufacturing-systems implementation expertise.

By personally negotiating and overseeing all client contracts, Michele ensures that the LINCHPIN™ staff consistently meets global standards of consulting and manufacturing excellence. Michele is the author of "Systems Survival Guide for the "Systemically-Challenged" Executive. A step by step approach that minimizes the inherent risk of systems selection, purchase and implementation."


LINCHPIN™ Manufacturing Specialists, Inc. and The LINCHPIN™ Connection, Inc.
320 Decker Drive, Suite 100, Irving, Texas 75062 ** Phone: (972) 767-2782 ** Fax: (972) 692-8206
Toll-Free: 1-877-LINCHPIN (1-877-546-2474) ** Email