Brian S. Plattner
Brian Plattner is the Processing Technology Director for the Food and Industrial Products Division at Wenger Manufacturing, Inc., one of the world’s leading suppliers of extrusion cooking systems for the food and feed processing industries.
Brian graduated from Kansas State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, and he went on to earn his Professional Engineering License in 2003. In 2010 he was appointed as an Adjunct Faculty member of the Grain Science and Industry Department at Kansas State University and became an affiliated faculty member of the International Grains Institute in 2014.
In November of 2006, Brian was promoted to the position of Process Engineering Manager and became responsible for process design and support of Wenger extrusion systems worldwide. In October of 2014 he was assigned to the Food and Industrial Products Division and became the Process Technology Director. In his current position, He is responsible for process specification in helping customers specify new lines and improve existing ones. He continues to work directly with the Wenger Technical Center as well as with the Wenger Design Engineering Group to develop improvements and new innovations for Wenger’s line of extrusion and drying equipment.