K-Tron has announced the appointment of a new global business development manager, Plastic Compounding & Extrusion, Stefan Kalt.
Kalt comes to K-Tron with an extensive background in extrusion and compounding of plastics. His experience comes from holding positions in engineering, test laboratory management, project management, key account management, product management, director of market segments and head of business units, all with the Maag Group over a 23 year period. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from HTL Brugg-Windisch, an eMBA from Kaderschule, St. Gallen and is 6-Sigma Green Belt certified.This new hire will position the company for continued strong growth in the global plastics industry. Kalt is based in K-Tron’s Switzerland office and will be reporting to Robert Barnett, vice president of global marketing.