Butch Schomber Receives IADD Cutting Edge Award
From left are IADD President Shaun Larson and Butch Schomber, who received the IADD’s 2018 Cutting Edge Award.
For his significant achievements in finding solutions for some of the converting industry’s toughest challenges, Charles Butch Schomber, global innovation manager of Rotometrics, Eureka, Missouri, received the International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking’s (IADD) 2018 Cutting Edge Award.
Schomber was selected because of his passionate and generous sharing of technical expertise and creation of innovative, industry-changing products and solutions. He has been a major influence on various technical applications, while assisting some of the largest converters and OEMs globally in solving high-level issues in the label and specialty converting segments.
Through the years, he has been responsible for researching and developing a number of unique products, most recently the revolutionary RotoRepel molecularly bonded nonstick technology, which is used as a coating for cutting tools and press components.