Trexel Announces New Strategic Technology Advisor
Trexel, Inc. announces the appointment of Dr. Hans Wobbe as its Strategic Technology Advisor. In this new role, Dr. Wobbe will assist Trexel in the development of innovative foaming technologies in order to broaden its market reach.
Dr. Wobbe is a well-known expert in the plastics machinery industry. He was most recently the Chief Technology Officer for Engel Holding GmbH and was in charge of the development of Engel plants in Asia, Europe and North America. He also occupied several major posts in such companies as Werner & Pfleiderer GmbH and KraussMaffei Kunststofftechnik GmbH.
Dr. Wobbe is a member of the company advisory board of the VOSS Holding GmbH + Co. KG, Wipperfürth, Germany as well as member of the founding board of the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Hybrid Systems (ILH) at the University of Paderborn, Germany. At the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at the RWTH University Aachen, Dr. Wobbe is responsible for connecting research to industry. He is also member of the “Strategy Circle Plastics Processing” of the VDI (Association of German Engineers). Since 2014 he is recognized in China as a Foreign Expert from the “State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs” (SAFEA) and also “Member of 1000 talent plan”. Dr. Wobbe was also recently appointed Chief Strategy Officer of Yizumi, a leading Injection Molding Machine supplier in Asia.
“Focused on the continuous development of our innovative foaming technologies, Dr. Wobbe will be an invaluable asset to Trexel. We are so excited to bring someone with Dr. Wobbe’s knowledge, expertise, and experience onto the Trexel team,” said Brian Bechard, President & CEO of Trexel.
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