“Paul is an industry insider and has been with battenfeld-cincinnati USA for almost two decades."

Effective Jan. 1, Paul Godwin will take over the position as President and CEO of battenfeld-Cincinnati USA.

Godwin brings with him an extensive experience in extrusion processes, material and equipment. He started his career with Dow Chemical in 1979 and held professional assignments with Bayer, HPM and Maag prior to joining battenfeld-Cincinnati USA, where he led sales and marketing and, most recently, the engineering department.

“Paul is an industry insider and has been with battenfeld-cincinnati USA for almost two decades. His in-depth experience ideally positions him to advance battenfeld-Cincinnati’s commitment to equipping customers with the technologies, services and expert support they need to succeed in today’s demanding marketplace,” said Gerold Schley, CEO of the battenfeld-Cincinnati group.

“We have a highly experienced and motivated team and I look forward to working with them in my new capacity. I am excited to continue the support of our customer base and promote battenfeld-Cincinnati USA as the leader in technology,” Godwin said.

Founded in 1977, battenfeld-Cincinnati USA is part of the global battenfeld-Cincinnati group of companies and based in McPherson. With a workforce of 70, it produces localized extruders and tooling for the US market as well as providing engineering and service for complete PO and PVC pipe and profile extrusion lines.