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Innovation Director, ROCTOOL S.A.

Biography : 

After obtaining his Ph.D. in Material Processing, José joined the company Roctool in 2002 as an R&D engineer. In 2012, he was promoted to the position of Group CTO. He played an active role in developing Roctool's core technologies and contributed to approximately 25 patents in the field of induction heating for composite processing. In 2017, he relocated to China to create the platform and offices, serving as the General Manager of the Shanghai subsidiary for 5 years. During this period, he also held the position of GM for the Roctool entities in Japan and Taiwan while continuing to serve as the Group’s CTO. Upon returning to France at the French headquarters, José now oversees all innovation activities for the Roctool Group.

About Roctool : 

Roctool, specializes in rapid heat and cool technologies for plastic injection and composite molding. The processes developed by Roctool are in production in the following industries: automotive, electronics, consumer products, renewable energy, beauty packaging and medical. Roctool is an induction molding technology, working with plastic and composite including recycled materials. Roctool offers Engineering services,induction generators, tooling hardware and on-site support to manufacturers around the globe. Roctool technologies are well known for removing secondary operations which enable manufacturers to reduce the overall cost of the parts produced, as well as their environmental impact. Headquarters are found in Le Bourget-du-Lac (France), Roctool is present in the USA, China, Japan and Germany.