Cory Hoeppner
TZERO® Project Manager

Cory has joined RJG with over 14 years of experience in the plastics industry, holding multiple roles. Prior to joining RJG in 2020, he was a Process Engineer II, taking projects from design concept to a validated salable product. While working at this pharmaceutical injection molder, he supported multiple sites globally with injection molding expertise. Over the years, he has worked serving the medical, pharmaceutical, and automotive industries. Cory has worked with a wide variety of machines up to 2,500 tons, processing a large catalog of resins in single shot, two-shot, and insert molding applications. He also brings a vast amount of knowledge in part design, simulation, mold design, robotics, and secondary operations. Cory completed Master Molder® I in 2015. In addition to his extensive manufacturing background, he holds a bachelors degree in Plastics Engineering Technology from Ferris State University.

At RJG, Cory is working with a consulting focus on RJG’s TZERO® program. TZERO® is a consulting service that provides a framework for collaboration between engineering and manufacturing. A big part of the process is reviewing part design and simulation, educating, optimizing, and assessing the mold development process to avoid molding uncertainties and resolve existing injection molding problems. His role as the TZERO® Project Manager is to evaluate the potential risks before the tool launch and provide advice in using scientific results. Cory is committed to work dynamically with the industry for meticulous plastics engineering excellence.