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  • Engineer's take on extrusion

    Issue: March 2017

    Chris J. Rauwendaal, president of Rauwendaal Extrusion Engineering Inc., has been fascinated with the extrusion process since the very beginning of his career as a new hire at American Enka. [more]

  • Doing what comes naturally

    Issue: February 2017

    Werner Wittmann, founder and president of Wittmann Kunststoffgeräte GmbH, Vienna, is a machinery aficionado who loves to think about ways to produce [more]

  • Building better machines through collaboration

    Issue: February 2017

    Machinery manufacturers can take several paths when developing new equipment. They can build what they think their customers want (and will buy), they [more]

  • Passing the baton

    Issue: January 2017

    Peter Neumann, chairman and CEO of injection molding machinery maker Engel Austria GmbH, Schwertberg, began his retirement at the K show in Düsseldorf, [more]

  • Additional US production good sign for robot market

    Issue: November 2016

    A few interesting things encountered in recent travels: Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. hosted an open house and innovations workshop at its Torrington, Conn., [more]

  • Layers of expertise

    Issue: November 2016

    In the course of a 44-year career in the plastics industry, Bob Beckwith has been involved with almost every major plastics process. [more]

  • Chuck Thiele gets down and dirty

    Fri, Sep 30, 2016

    Chuck Thiele is old school. While much of the plastics processing industry is focusing on Industry 4.0., Thiele is still getting his hands dirty down in [more]