MAKUTA - Key Persons


Stu Kaplan - President

Job Titles:
  • President
  • Member of the Board of MAPP, the Manufacturers Association for Plast
Makuta operates under the direction of Stu Kaplan, whose family has been in manufacturing since 1909. Much of Kaplan's knowledge and background in micro injection molding technology comes from having lived and worked in Japan. While Kaplan directs the company, Makuta truly functions as one, fully integrated team. In the challenging field of micromolding where parts continue to get smaller and more complex, continuous improvement is of paramount importance. Stu Kaplan is a member of the board of MAPP, the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors, and is a past president of the organization. Kaplan also is a former member of the board of directors of the Medical Plastics Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers.