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  • Universities respond to engineering demand

    Issue: January 2018

    Universities with plastics engineering programs are renovating facilities, adding classes and hiring faculty to keep up with demand. For example: The program [more]

  • Q&A: Accomplishing the mission

    Issue: January 2018

    As the second-generation CEO of Plastic Molding Technology (PMT), Charles A. Sholtis is leading the company into its 45th anniversary this year. Under [more]

  • Q&A: Success through balance

    Issue: December 2017

    For Bob Janeczko, who started out in metals but bought a plastics business in 2003 with his son, success is all about values and balance. From balancing [more]

  • Demand for machines hinders delivery times

    Issue: December 2017

    Apologies to Bob Dylan, but the delivery times, they are a-changin'. The plastics industry is going strong and machinery makers are running flat-out [more]

  • Q&A: Master of control

    Issue: October 2017

    For many people, the interests they had during childhood continue to develop as they grow up, perhaps forming the bedrock of their adult lives. But that [more]

  • Q&A: West Coast design pioneer

    Issue: September 2017

    Working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment like Silicon Valley is not for the faint of heart. "There are a lot of demanding people here," [more]

  • Q&A: Solving the problem that 'didn't exist'

    Issue: August 2017

    John P. Beaumont, founder of Beaumont Technologies, a leader for in-mold rheological control technologies, is also an inventor, educator and author. But [more]