In her current post at Bemis Manufacturing Co. (www.bemismfg.com), Susan Braun oversees the management team that is responsible for the Bemis Contract Group's quality (ISO/QS), continuous improvement, and new-product development systems. Braun is also part of that group's executive team, responsible for all business plans and strategies. The 104-year-old Bemis Manufacturing, based in Sheboygan Falls, Wis., does custom injection molding and extrusion, in addition to making proprietary lines of toilet seats and health-care products.
Braun, a business and marketing graduate of Lakeland College in Sheboygan, has served on the Plastics Advisory Council at Ferris State University. She also is very active in Society of the Plastics Industry Inc., having served as past chair of SPI Midwest. She currently chairs SMG-II, SPI's strategic management group responsible for public opinion and education at the national board level.