John Engel, Global Marketing Manager, Loparex
Dr. John Engel worked to introduce the Loparex’s Eden plant to Lean manufacturing concepts, primarily as an avenue for employees to positively impact their workplace.  Prior to joining Loparex, Dr. Engel developed release paper coatings and held technical and commercial roles with Wausau Paper in northern Wisconsin; he was the VP & General Manager for 13 years.  During his time with Wausau Paper, John’s business unit improved productivity, safety, and employee morale, while reducing cost, by adopting a Lean / Six Sigma methodology.