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Delivering Reliability Via Accountability

Trust is difficult to earn but easy to lose. CF Extrusion Technologies is dedicated to earning your business by embracing our core principles: openness, fairness, inquisitiveness, and integrity. We will always be transparent in our interactions, treat customers as partners not transactions, challenge the status quo, and never make a promise that we cannot keep.

We are committed to building on our values to develop the future of extrusion together with you, our customers.

Knowledge Earned Through Experience

Terrance Hendershot

President
He has nearly 30 years of experience in a variety of extrusion markets including high-tech ceramics, catalyst, brick/tile, food, chemical, rubber and butyl.

Terrance Hendershot Details

After completing Mechanical Engineering Technology courses at The University of Akron, Terrance took an engineering position with WSM Consultants, a manufacturer of plastic extrusion screws and dies. In 1987, Terrance joined Bonnot Company where he filled a number of positions, including purchasing agent for manufacturing, operations manager, and plant manager.

In 2000, Terrance joined Raymond Products & Castings USA where he managed sales and marketing and provided oversight of the machine shop. In 2006, he became Vice President of Operations at Akron Tool & Die Company, and eventually took a position with Diamond America Corporation, Akron Tool & Die’s sister company. In 2013, Terrance was named President of Diamond America.

Under his leadership, Diamond America Corporation experienced a 25% increase in sales and its equipment offerings expanded into new and emerging markets. Terrance also led the company's strategic shift toward the catalyst industry and initiatives to accelerate innovation, elevate design and engineering processes, and capitalize on the company's manufacturing capabilities.

Terrance has completed continuing education courses for screw design, die design, and plastic extrusion technology. He also managed ISO Certifications while at Bonnot Company and Diamond America Corporation. He has nearly 30 years of experience in a variety of extrusion markets including high-tech ceramics, catalyst, brick/tile, food, chemical, rubber and butyl.

Larry Schlabaugh

Senior Design Engineer
Larry has extensive experience in rubber, plastics, catalyst, DeNox, and food extrusion processes.

Larry Schlabaugh Details

Larry began his career as an engineer at Firestone Tire & Rubber after graduating Youngstown State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree. While at Firestone, Larry served as a process engineer in the Research and Development department where he provided advanced tire engineering. Larry left Firestone to accept a Senior Machine Design Engineer position at AmeriChem where he designed twin screw extruders.

After 12 years at AmeriChem, Larry took a position with Diamond America Corporation, where he oversaw design of extrusion machines, headed up Research and Development of new processes, and served as CAD manager. During his more than 7 years at Diamond America, Larry also provided company-wide IT Support, ISO Auditing, and Procedure Training.

Larry has extensive experience in rubber, plastics, catalyst, DeNox, and food extrusion processes. He has also completed graduate work in Computer Science at The University of Akron, and has also completed Solid Works training and has taken part in continuing education workshops for Auto Desk Inventor.

Shannon Davidson

VP of Sales
Shannon has a comprehensive understanding of and hands-on, in-the-field experience with carbon, DeNox, butyl, plastics and food extrusion processes.

Shannon Davidson Details

Shannon has more than 10 years of client relations and sales experience. She studied finance at Kent State University before beginning her career at Merrill Lynch as a Client Associate and later as Store Manager at Towpath Motors. Shannon’s extrusion experience began with Diamond America Corporation in 2008, where she served as a Sales Associate and was responsible for customer service, ordering, estimating, and outsourcing.