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Extrusion Seminar Continues to Annually Attract Industry Professionals

Kirk M. Cantor, professor of plastics and polymer technology, reviews safety procedures with participants before starting up extrusion equipment Participant Paul Passerell monitors a string of plastics as it leaves the extruderThe Plastics Manufacturing Center at Penn College is host this week to the three-day Extrusion Seminar & Hands-On Workshop. The annual event, which attracts industry members from across the nation, combines the expertise of well-known extrusion consultant Chris Rauwendaal and Penn College’s Kirk M. Cantor, professor of plastics and polymer technology, with the training capabilities and industry-equipped facilities of the college’s plastics and polymer technology department. Rauwendaal presents course topics in a multimedia format, and Cantor leads participants in hands-on training, including use of the college’s extrusion and testing equipment.