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 Muller Technology Announces Appointment of Thom Mandl as Chief Operating Officer 

 Muller Technology Announces Appointment of Thom Mandl as Chief Operating Officer 

 New COO Brings Extensive Operational and Management Skills to Leadership Post 


FORT COLLINS, Colo., January 18, 2022 – Muller Technology Colorado Inc., a leading global supplier of molds and automation solutions for sustainable thin-wall packaging, has named Thom Mandl as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective January 1. The appointment was announced today by Thomas Federer, Group CEO of Muller Technology.

Mandl, based in Fort Collins, will oversee day-to-day business operations and direct efforts to expand Muller’s growth strategy in the packaging industry.

“Muller Technology is thrilled to have Thom join our team and help us manage and direct our business operations through an exciting period of emerging growth,” said Federer. “Thom’s skills, experience, and values make him a great fit with Muller Technology CO, and we are excited about the impact he will make moving our company forward.”

Mandl is a seasoned operations executive with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing. He has held leadership roles in production, engineering, quality, continuous improvement, and, more recently, general management. His early career experience was with two global market leaders, Ford and Procter & Gamble, where he gained valuable experience and skills that he successfully applied at smaller manufacturers in a wide variety of industries. Most recently, he was Director of Operations at Summit Bodyworks, and Chief Operating Officer at Wadsworth Control Systems.

“I am excited to join this outstanding and highly respected organization which is at the forefront of leading-edge technology for the plastics industry,” said Mandl. “I look forward to working closely with our highly talented staff to elevate our operational performance, quality control, and supply chain management, while delivering exceptional customer value.”

Mandl holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State University, and an MBA in International Business from Regent University. He has earned professional certifications in LEAN, Six Sigma, and Supply Chain Management.

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About Muller Technology     

Muller Technology Colorado (formerly CBW Automation), based in Fort Collins, Colo., is a leading U.S. supplier of robots and automation solutions with a focus on injection molding and thermoforming applications in the packaging and medical sectors.

Swiss-based Muller Technology Conthey (formerly H. MÜLLER-Fabrique de Moules SA) was founded in 1959 and is a pioneer and leader in the field of packaging design, mold, and automation solutions for injection molded thin-wall packaging with leading-edge expertise in in-mold-labeling (IML). For more information, visit



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