Juliane Hefel is general manager of PPG’s specialty coatings and materials business. Ms. Hefel has 20 years of experience and is a proven leader of successful international organizations with the strategic vision and passion necessary to create unique, competitive advantages.
Though a lot of modern equipment available on the market today can come pretty close, the assumption that a single tool can be a cure-all is an unrealistic one. Automation and robotics have become indispensable in modern manufacturing and warehousing, driving efficiency, productivity, and cost savings. But with so many variables in play, it can be overwhelming to determine where to start.
Entering its 16th year, Converters Expo is once again bringing converters of paper, film, plastics, and nonwovens together with industry buyers, specialists and suppliers in what is sure to be one of the biggest industry events of the year.
In 2022, the Coronavirus pandemic finally started to loosen its grip on consumer spending habits as mobility shot back up. However, this good news was offset by global supply issues as many industries failed to keep pace with rising consumer demand.
From scientists who are developing eco-friendly resins to designers creating an impactful point-of-purchase display to sell product, there are a variety of career opportunities for women in the third-largest industry in the world.