Generation 4 is proud to announce that due to our rapid growth
we are further expanding our capabilities for our customers.
In order to facilitate this metamorphosis, Generation 4 is
partnering to form a new entity: 4 Elements. 
We look forward to discussing these exciting changes with you.

  • G4 is based upon implementing 4 major principles of product development


  • Understand Customer Needs and Manage Requirements
  • Manage Costs From The Start
  • Involve Suppliers and Subcontractors Early
  • Create an Efficient Development Approach


Damon Johnston

Mr. Johnston has over 33 years of experience as a project engineer, program manager and senior level management bringing projects to commercialization. Damon has been awarded nine U.S. patents. He has owned several companies. Worked for major corporations, and high profile Chicago based design firms. In all of these positions he has managed the efforts of complete product development and implementation into manufacturing.  He also has extensive experience managing and sourcing offshore manufacturing of products. Mr. Johnston has experience managing and developing various projects ( Proctor and Gamble Swiffer program, a tethered rechargeable ratchet wrench for the Endeavor shuttle, Heinz Ketchup squeeze bottle, to the Coleman generator for camping use.) Damon is a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers and has extensive experience in plastic product development and implementation into manufacturing. Mr. Johnston served his country as a U.S. Marine Sergeant instructor.