President & CEO, Trexel
Steve Braig, President & CEO of Wilmington Massachusetts based Trexel has been a global executive in the plastics industry for 20 years. Prior to joining Trexel in 2010, Braig has been CEO of the injection molding machinery manufacturer Engel North America with responsibility of 3 manufacturing plants, and before his leadership role at Engel has been CEO of Automated Assemblies Corp, a Nypro-Jabil company providing automation and robotics to the plastics industry.
He received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology in his native Switzerland and subsequently continued his business education at the Management Zentrum St. Gallen, Switzerland and at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Braig serves on the National Board of Directors of the Society of the Plastics Industry, the plastics industry’s trade organization based in Washington D.C., and is a founding member of the Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting at the Center of Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, MI.
Trexel Inc. is the exclusive provider of the patented MuCell ® process. Physical microcellular plastic processing was invented in the 90’s at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.I.T. Trexel was founded in 1996 with the objective of industrializing and commercializing this unique plastics process solution for lightweighting automotive parts and reducing costs and increasing dimensional stability in any plastic part. Trexel’s global headquarter and development center is located in a new facility in Wilmington, MA, the company maintains subsidiaries in Germany, Japan, China, Korea and Hong Kong.
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