Less than a month shy of his 68th birthday, Dirak CEO and founder Dieter Ramsauer has locks and fasteners in his blood. In this podcast with DN editor-in-chief John Dodge, Ramsauer talks about his descendants from Velbert, Germany, the European lock and hinge capital, and how they imbued him with a passion for tool making and inventing new ways to fasten metal. 8:24
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
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