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Wittmann Battenfeld leader David Preusse honoured with engineering award


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June 13, 2016 by Canadian Plastics

David Preusse, president of processing and auxiliary equipment supplier Wittmann Battenfeld Inc., was honoured with the Francis Academy of Distinguished Engineers award from his alma mater, the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

The award recognizes graduates of the Francis College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell who have achieved a distinguished record of leadership in their chosen profession or life’s work, whether in the academic, corporate, entrepreneurial, nonprofit, government or military sector; and performed outstanding service to the college, university or profession.

David Preusse with his award in the forefront.

David Preusse with his award in the forefront.

Preusse received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 1985, and subsequently earned his MBA from Pepperdine University.  He has been with Wittmann Battenfeld for 20 years and has served as president since 2002.

The plastics engineering department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is said to be one of the premier career training programs for the plastics industry in the U.S.

Wittmann Battenfeld is headquartered in Torrington, Conn.