• Future Leaders

      The FLiP Files: FLiP Chairman Michael Stark

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals that are active in SPI’s Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40.  For this first entry, we spoke to FLiP Chairman Michael Stark, of Wittmann Battenfeld.
    • Future Leaders

      FLiP Rolls Out Mentorship Program

      The traditional mentor-mentee (teacher-pupil, coach-player, etc.) relationship can often be thought of as a one-way street; knowledge, experience and wisdom flows from the former party to the latter, and not the other way around.
    • Future Leaders

      Why Manufacturers Need Millennials for Future Growth

      There has been There has been a great deal of attention paid to the skills gap facing American manufacturers. The gap needs to be addressed before we can develop the engineers and technicians of the future.