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  • Q&A: Engineer's take on extrusion

    Issue: March 2017

    Chris J. Rauwendaal has been fascinated with the extrusion process since the very beginning of his career as a new hire at American Enka. "I was [more]

  • Q&A: 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]

  • Q&A: 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]

  • Q&A: Faig maintains control

    Issue: December 2016

    Harold Faig started as a controller installer at Cincinnati Milling Machine Co. and later as president and COO helped build Cincinnati Milacron (now Milacron [more]

  • Q&A: 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. And that's a [more]

  • Q&A: 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]

  • Q&A: A survivor finds his calling

    Issue: September 2016

    For John Bozzelli, owner of Injection Molding Solutions, getting the basics right has always been fundamental to the injection molding process. He has [more]

  • Q&A: Farahnik comes full circle

    Issue: August 2016

    Leon Farahnik, a longtime leader in the plastics industry, is no stranger to change. He worked in his father's plastics extrusion business in Iran, [more]

  • Q&A: Thermoformer sizes up big parts

    Issue: July 2016

    For Brian Ray, president of Ray Products Co. Inc., bolstering the company's capability to thermoform large parts is a way of honoring the legacy [more]

  • Q&A: A hands-on expert

    Issue: June 2016

    With thousands of screw designs to his credit, Timothy W. Womer is still going strong in a career that spans more than 40 years. He is the president of [more]