HEBRON, OH - Polymera, Inc., the central Ohio-based producer of WPC (wood/natural fiber polymer composite) materials, announced that Russell Miller has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Russ has over 30 years of experience in the plastics industry, starting his career as a design engineer, transitioning to technical sales leader, sales manager and director of sales.
“Miller’s background in both the plastic equipment manufacturing industry and raw materials production make him uniquely qualified to lead Polymera’s growth”, stated Maan Said, President and CEO of Polymera. Prior to joining Polymera, Miller was Director of Sales – Vinyl Division for Formosa Plastics Corporation USA, focusing on GP PVC sales. He was promoted to that role following his success as Business Manager for ITC Formosa LLC (a Formosa Plastics Corp USA joint venture) where he focused his efforts on sales and business development in the value-added GP PVC and PP resin markets. Earlier in his career, Miller was a Sales Engineer for industry giant Cincinnati Milacron, offering both single and twin screw extrusion equipment in the SE region.
“By joining Polymera I have the opportunity to utilize my experience with Formosa, a world class resin supplier, and Cincinnati Milacron, a global leader in extrusion equipment, and apply this experience to the wide variety of WPC markets. I have been very fortunate to have worked with the very best in both the plastic processing equipment and resin supply industries and this experience will prove very valuable as we focus on the continued aggressive growth at Polymera”.
Polymera is uniquely positioned to supply a wide variety of markets including fenestration, construction, automotive, furniture and others. “Our objective is simple; to be the best WPC material option available to our customers, and to provide them a competitive advantage by keeping them at the forefront of technology,” stated Miller.
Polymera is a leader in the “Advanced” Wood Polymer Composite compound markets offering their Merablend products for extrusion and injection molding applications using PP, HDPE, LLDPE, PVC and PLA resins with a variety of natural fibers. Polymera’s advanced compounding and pelletizing systems, along with their in-house full production scale extrusion development department and experienced team provides technology solutions and know-how for a wide variety of WPC applications.
Formed in 2010, the company’s manufacturing and corporate headquarters are located in Hebron, Ohio. For more information on Polymera visit the web site at http://www.polymera.com, or contact the company at [email protected].
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