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  • Master of reinvention

    Issue: August 2015

    For Arthur P. Haag, president and CEO of Neutrex Inc., slowing down after a distinguished career in the specialty chemicals industry was just not part [more]

  • Embracing the difficult

    Issue: July 2015

    Mark G. Sellers knew in high school that he wanted to run his own business. Through the Junior Achievement program, he met someone who steered him into [more]

  • Engineer at heart

    Issue: June 2015

    As a young salesman in Iraq, Helmar Franz kept his head down and sold injection molding machines while missiles fired from Iran flew overhead. A few years [more]

  • Man of principles

    Issue: May 2015

    Jere Irwin learned the art of machining at a young age and has an enduring respect for the craft. He spends much of his time every day roaming around the [more]

  • Finding the recycling recipe

    Issue: April 2015

      Dennis Denton is working with his second heart, but there is no doubt this one is also firmly fixed in the plastics recycling industry.     [more]

  • Maguire's all work and no play — the way he likes it

    Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Most people find their life's work in two or three tries. It took Steve Maguire 24 tries. But once he built his first piece of auxiliary equipment [more]

  • A Better Thermoformer

    Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    Tom Mohs' first job after college gave him a glimpse of the thermoforming industry. He saw inexpensive machines and cheap tooling producing crude [more]

  • Building on a legacy

    Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Rod Groleau, retired chairman, RJG Inc.. When Rod Groleau started his career in the 1960s, molding machines were not very sophisticated — they leaked, [more]

  • Athena now taking orders for its customized presses

    Sat, Oct 25, 2014

        Robert Schad ROBERT SCHAD STARTED A SMALL machine shop in Toronto in 1953 that eventually became Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., [more]