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    • Future Leaders

      The FLiP Files: Stephen Kutys

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals who are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40.  For this FLiP File, we spoke to Stephen – Steve – Kutys, sales engineer at Maguire Products in Aston, PA. The company designs and manufactures auxiliary equipment for the plastics industry – think: blender, feeder, dryer, etc. Basically, anything that prepares the materials before they’re processed.
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      The FLiP Files: Max Preston

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals who are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40. For this FLiP File, we spoke to Max Preston, director of marketing and sales at Smart Attend, Inc. Smart Attend, Inc.—an offshoot of Axiom Group, Inc.—produces and installs manufacturing monitoring systems in industrial settings around the world.
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      FLiP File: Kate Hand

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals who are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40. For this FLiP File, we spoke to Kate Hand, director of editorial operations at Gardner Business Media. Gardner is PLASTICS’ official media partner for the NPE show products, like the Show Daily, and produces industry publications like Plastics Technology, Additive Manufacturing Media, MoldMaking Technology and CompositesWorld. Its flagship magazine, Modern Machine Shop, celebrates 90 years in 2018
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      FLiP File: Blake Gleaves

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals who are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40.  For this FLiP File, we spoke to Blake Gleaves, product manager of flexible compounds at Westlake Chemical, the most vertically integrated polyvinyl chloride (vinyl) company in the United States. Blake works in the  Compounds division of the company, which focuses on the manufacture of flexible and rigid compounds that go into wire and cable, medical, pipe fittings and more.
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      The FLiP Files: Will Shurling

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals who are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40.  For this FLiP File, we spoke to Blake Gleaves, product manager of flexible compounds at Westlake Chemical, the most vertically integrated polyvinyl chloride (vinyl) company in the United States. Blake works in the  Compounds division of the company, which focuses on the manufacture of flexible and rigid compounds that go into wire and cable, medical, pipe fittings and more.
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      The FLiP Files: Louis Lee

      ​​​​​​​The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals who are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40.  For this FLiP File, we spoke to Louis Lee, international business director at ALAC International, Inc.
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      Mold Craft Closes Manufacturing Skills Gap with Gen Z Program

      The manufacturing skills gap is felt by businesses across the plastics industry. What do you do when your business demands outrun your human resources? How do you replace talented, highly-skilled employees as they age out of the industry?
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      The FLiP Files: Rachel Daley

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals that are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40.  For this FLiP File, we spoke to Rachel Daley, Regulatory Affairs Specialist at Mexichem Specialty Resins, Inc.
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      The FLiP Files: Dean Dodaro

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals that are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40.  For our next FLiP File, we spoke to Dean Dodaro, Sales Engineer/ISO Coordinator, Polyvel, Inc.