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    Visit Bixby at IME West!

    The annual IME West trade show and exposition begins today in Anaheim, California. The IME West event is made up of five different advanced manufacturing expos all under one roof. This year, Bixby International will be exhibiting at Booth# 3550 in the Design & Manufacturing section of the event. This exciting event allows companies and industry enthusiasts to connect about new product innovations, technical engineering and solutions, and advanced manufacturing developments.

    Bixby’s dedication to innovation has led us to more exciting applications and markets in the past year. Our friendly team is looking forward to reconnecting with colleagues and customers to talk about our current capabilities and developments.

    Learn a little more about our team at the event and stop by and say hello!

    Dennis Lauzon - Bixby CRO Dennis Lauzon - Chief Revenue Officer

    Dennis and his team work with clients to take projects from “Concept to Commercialization”.  The first step is evaluating a project's fit at Bixby and then utilizing the fast, iterative Bixby Development Process to take the project through initial prototypes, scale up, and on to full-scale production.  Dennis has over 30 years of experience in the plastics industry with the bulk of those years driving new business development.  He began his career at Dow Chemical and then moved on to work for Merquinsa SA before finding his home at Bixby.  If you have a project, strategic partnership, or other business proposals to discuss, reach out to Dennis and schedule some time to dive into the details.

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    Hal Panabaker - Bixby International Hal Panabaker - Global Industry Manager

    Hal works with his team to provide films that improve performance, reduce waste, lower costs, or otherwise enable customers to expand their business. He has been involved in researching, manufacturing, marketing, and selling plastic products for most of his career, starting with DuPont polymers and then moving to Dow polyethylene before heading up Bixby’s durable films business. 

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    Brad Sir - Bixby InternationalBrad Sir - Western Region Account Manager

    Brad works with the rest of the Bixby Team in understanding the specific needs of our clients and transitioning those ideas into exciting new products. He is happy to work with customers to help them find a solution for their plastics applications. In his seven years with Bixby he has worked closely with companies from various industries including medical, orthopedic, recreational equipment (such as ski and snowboard protective films), as well as working on development for sustainable material projects with our R&D team. In addition to his years at Bixby, Brad also has experience in plastic packaging design and sales analytics for several fortune 500 companies.  Reach out to Brad and get your project started today!

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