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SPE starts recruitment process for new managing director

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Newtown, CT - The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has begun the process of recruiting a new managing director. SPE has posted the position with Gros Executive Recruiters. The new managing director will combine tasks of the current commercial director and the current managing director, who are both retiring soon. Based at the SPE headquarters office (which will soon be relocated from Newtown to Danbury, CT), the new managing director will focus on the North American operations of SPE and report to SPE’s international CEO, Willem De Vos. “The new managing director will play a key role in SPE’s strategy of reaching out more effectively to a vast North American audience of young industry people who stand to benefit from what our organization has to offer,” said Mr. De Vos. “SPE’s operations have been improved substantially over the last year, but more investments in new technologies are needed in the coming period.” “Our directive from SPE is to source candidates with a track record of success in a commercial aspect of the plastics industry,” said Dennis Gros, head of Gros Executive Recruiters. “To me, that reinforces the commitment of SPE to serve its membership and the industry with relevant leadership.” The managing director position is posted at - * Email

Last Weeks Headlines - Past 7 to 14 Days

Monday, July 14, 2014
EPA promulgates SNURs for two CNT substances
Yokohama's newest all season tire Advan is now available
Summit County, Akron, union making bid to attract new Goodyear tire plant
Optimism on improving tire demand fades as tire makers buy less SBR from July
Akron polymer scientist receives $500,000 NSF award
ASTM International Committee on carbon black presents Award of Merit to Pierre Hirtt
Hexpol acquires Kardoes Rubber

Friday, July 11, 2014
Rubber Division, ACS creates new website dedicated to the International Elastomer Conference
Book of the day - Polymer Extrusion, 4th edition
Armacell LLC launches new North American website
Japan looks to Myanmar for supply of raw rubber
Continental creates limited edition passenger car tires for the World Cup
ACIMGA and Assocomaplast finalize partnership
Renovations to Trostel Ltd.’s headquarters boost pre-production capabilities

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Alliance Rubber re-launches its website
Goodyear announces second quarter results
Continental expands Chinese-made bicycle tire line
Rubber imports into India lower local prices
Vietnam considers cutting rubber export tax to zero
New market report on NBR powder market and applications
Styron to change name to Trinseo

Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Styron publishes its 2013 sustainability and corporate responsibility report
New market report on the global rubber market
Cabot Corporation to announce third quarter 2014 operating results
Wacker opens logistics center at Amtala production site
IRSG is now offering the latest rubber statistical bulletin and industry report
The Central Bank of Liberia pumps millions into the rubber sector
India's natural rubber imports jumped 41 percent in June

Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Cabot tops 2013 “Energy Efficiency Frontrunner” benchmark company listing
Dow Corning to become leading global supplier of hexachlorodisilane
New market report on specialty forms of NBR
NN, Inc. announces new corporate headquarters location in Johnson City
Star Thermoplastic hires Lawrence Johnson as vice president of sales
ContiTech acquires automotive aftermarket business Cadna Rubber
SPE starts recruitment process for new managing director

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