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New Managing Director and new CTO at battenfeld-cincinnati Austria

 |  Subj: Press-releses

Mr. Johannes Schwarz MBA, graduate engineer, has become the new Managing Director of battenfeld-cincinnati Austria in Vienna, Austria. The companys new CTO, Dr. André Wieczorek, has been in office since 1 September 2017. Vienna is the battenfeld-cincinnati competence center for PVC processing with its main focus on pipe, profile and board extrusion lines as well as WPC/NFC processing equipment. For the general and technical management of the facility, we have found two managers with excellent references from the plastics industry to drive the further development of our products and of the facility, explains Gerold Schley, CEO of BC Extrusion Holding.

Johannes Schwarz MBA, graduate engineer, was born in Lower Austria. Following his graduation in Electrical Engineering from TU Vienna, he joined a leading plastics blow molding machine manufacturer, first as Project Leader for Automation Technology, then as Manager of Electrical Engineering and CTO. From 2009 to 2017, he was the Managing Director responsible for Technology and Sales of Machinery and Equipment there. Schwarz completed his further studies while in employment with an MBA from WU Vienna in 2005.

Together with my colleagues, I aim to expand our market position as an attractive, competent partner for our customers and thus further strengthen our company, says Johannes Schwarz, Managing Director of battenfeld-cincinnati Austria.

Dr. André Wieczorek has been responsible for Product Development, Product Management and the technical lab in Vienna since September 2017. Following his studies of Plastics Technology at Montanuniversität Leoben he worked at the local Plastics Processing Institute as a university assistant and research associate. He was subsequently employed at leading Austrian industrial companies, first in Process Technology, then as Manager of R&D, Process Technology, in Project Management and finally as CTO.

About battenfeld-cincinnati Austria:

battenfeld-cincinnati Austria was established in 1948. The core competencies of the company based in Vienna, Austria are the production of twin screw extruders, extrusion dies and complete extrusion lines for the production of PVC pipe, profiles and boards, as well as WPC/NFC applications.

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