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  • Time for processors to leap into Industry 4.0

    Issue: May 2018

    Industry 4.0 will be getting a lot of attention at NPE2018. You've heard the words and phrases related to the trend: Internet of Things (IoT); Industrial [more]

  • The kid from Chicago

    Issue: May 2018

    When Dana Hanson founded Processing Technologies International (PTi) with John Roberts in 1988, he was only 28 years old — inspiring competitors [more]

  • Not headed to NPE? You might want to reconsider

    Issue: April 2018

    Are you going to NPE? If you are, a great professional experience awaits you in Orlando next month. If you are not, there is still time to reconsider. [more]

  • Farming sets path for success

    Issue: March 2018

    From a potato farm in Connecticut, Robert Ackley rose to president of global plastic and rubber extrusion equipment company Davis Standard. [more]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]