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Michael Folts

CNC Mold Maker

CNC Mold Maker Mike Folts helps turn Motawi’s design drawings into tile by creating the molds for our clay. Mike has extensive prior experience as a CNC router operator at Paragon Design, a toolmaker at Randolph Machine and director of the Scientific Instrument Shop on the University of Michigan’s central campus. Additionally, Mike owned his own CNC machine tool company, Mechanism Manufacturing, for 25 years. He currently operates a small manufacturing firm that produces a unique line of sign holders in use nationwide.

Mike is an inventor, ink artist and musician. He holds two patents in fluid dynamics and has been jamming with the same rock band since 1970.