Names in the News: Engel, DME, Davis-Standard, Elevance, Kraton, Clariant, Interplastic


Engel North America (York, PA) has added Peter Smith and Carlos Hidalgo to the company's Western Region sales team, where they will work with Regional Sales Manager Chris Kightlinger to offer sales and technical support to customers in California, Arizona, and throughout the Maquiladora region to West Texas.

Smith began in plastics in 1994 as a manufacturer's representative and has worked for several injection molding machine manufacturers in the Western U.S. He also spent several years as western regional sales manager with Paulson Training Programs. Hidalgo has more than 20 years experience in heavy equipment sales, working throughout Latin America. He will cover the border regions from Southern California to West Texas, as well as the Maquiladora region of Northern Mexico for Engel. The Western Region sales team works from Engel's Technical Center in Corona, CA.

Bruce Wasilewski, a 29-year veteran of DME Company (Madison Heights, MI) has been promoted to the newly created position of managing director at the company, where he will be responsible for the company's day-to-day management, reporting directly to Dave Lawrence, president of DME Mold Technologies. Over his nearly three decades with DME, Wasilewski has held various positions at the company, working in engineering, manufacturing, sales, marketing, and general management in North America and across the globe. His first 20 years with the company were in plant-management positions....
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