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  • 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]

  • A passion for robots

    Issue: February 2018

    TM Robotics Founder and CEO Nigel Smith is passionate about robots. Not only does he see robot technology as increasing the productivity and efficiency [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]

  • The Paulson point of view

    Issue: November 2017

    Don Paulson, chairman of Paulson Training Programs, is a pioneer of scientific molding who encourages molders to use the basic properties of plastics to answer the "why" of molding problems. [more]