Nick Abbatiello

Distinguished Engineer

Nick is currently a Distinguished Engineer in DELL CSG CTO organization.  He joined DELL twelve years ago from the former General Electric Plastics business where he also worked for twelve years.  For the past seven year he has been focused on driving innovation in key areas such as; new materials, manufacturing processes and functional coatings.  Nick led the development and implementation of industry firsts such as CFRP using Post Industrial Recycle Fiber and CFRP with Post Consumer Recycle resin and Post Industrial Recycle Fiber.  He led the development and implementation of thermoplastic Continuous Carbon Fiber into Dell’s notebooks and the process to support high volume manufacturing for thermoplastic Carbon Fiber.  He enjoys the challenge to develop materials and processes to reduce the impact on the environment.

Concurrent Session: Today’s Innovation, Tomorrow’s Solution

Wednesday, May 22nd
11:00am to 12:30pm

Innovation is driven by challenges.  As we look to advance sustainability in plastics manufacturing, there are a number of challenges the industry is racing to overcome in design, performance and recovery.  This session will feature thought leaders offering innovative solutions that meet the challenges of today, and which will ultimately change the future business models of the industry. 

11:00am to 12:30pm

Concurrent Session: Today’s Innovation, Tomorrow’s Solution

TBD
Sarah Robinson-Enaharo
Nick Abbatiello