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  • Geiss drives forming tech ahead

    Issue: January 2019

    Manfred Geiss joined his father's mold making and thermoforming machinery manufacturing company and together they built a business best known for [more]

  • The father of 3-D printing

    Issue: December 2018

    As the inventor of stereolithography — the first commercial 3-D printing technology — and creator of the first 3-D printer, Chuck Hull is often [more]

  • Zelnick has reach from A to Zed

    Issue: November 2018

    Peter Zelnick is the CEO of Zed Industries, which was founded by his father, David, in 1969 as an offshoot of Atlas Vacuum and Machine, a company David [more]

  • Hozumi Yoda innovates through invention

    Issue: October 2018

    Hozumi Yoda, president of injection molding machinery maker Nissei Plastic Industrial Co. Ltd., Nagano, Japan, continues the company's tradition [more]

  • In retirement, Crawford is still at it

    Issue: September 2018

    Bob Crawford, 67, retired in May as VP of engineering for auxiliary equipment supplier Universal Dynamics Inc., Fredericksburg, Va. His career spanned [more]

  • Flickinger engineered a viable career

    Issue: August 2018

    Bill Flickinger knew from the eighth grade that he wanted to be an engineer and has never wavered from that, starting with work on nuclear submarines then [more]

  • Hall of Famer is forward-thinker

    Issue: July 2018

    As one of the youngest inductees into the Plastics Hall of Fame at age 60, Karlheinz Bourdon already has carved out an impressive career in the plastics [more]

  • Leading the industry into its future

    Issue: June 2018

    John Dulchinos has been called a visionary. The VP of digital manufacturing for Jabil Inc. has more than 30 years of experience in developing digital solutions for manufacturing. [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]

  • 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]