Ralf Benack takes over KraussMaffei’s Extrusion EMEA

Ralf Benack takes over KraussMaffei’s…

Ralf Benack takes over KraussMaffei’s Extrusion EMEA from January 1st, 2024. As Managing Director, he is responsible for the Extrusion EMEA's business and the development of the Extrusion technology worldwide.

Ralf Benack comes from Continental AG, where he worked for almost 20 years, most recently heading the tire management solutions business for commercial end users in EMEA. Prior to that, the economics graduate was responsible for sales and marketing of truck tires in the Asia-Pacific region as well as project management in research and development for tires at Continental.  

"I am very much looking forward to becoming part of the KraussMaffei Extrusion team and driving the business forward together with all my colleagues! Together, we will continue to impress our customers with our innovative extruder solutions", says Ralf Benack.

Ralf Benack. Photo: KraussMaffei

"I warmly welcome Ralf Benack to KraussMaffei. With his many years of experience in management positions in EMEA and APAC and his expertise in the design, sale and implementation of integrated solutions for customers, he will lead KraussMaffei Extrusion EMEA to a next stage and develop the technology together with the global team. I am very much looking forward to working with him", says CEO Chi Zhang.


KraussMaffei supplies individual machines and complete production lines for the rubber processing industry


Leading manufacturer of machinery for plastics processing: Injection Molding Machines; Reaction Processing Machinery, Extrusion Lines