Plastics Color Hires New Additives Manager
Calumet City, Ill., March 25, 2014 – PCC (Plastics Color Corporation), a leading supplier of color concentrates, compounds, custom-functional masterbatches and other polymer technologies for the plastics industry, today announced a significant addition to its national sales team as the company continues to grow sales and operations.
Brian Keller has joined PCC as Product Manager for Additives, bringing the total number of sales staff to 15. He will work out of Northeastern Ohio and report to North American Director of Sales, Dave Minor. Keller has over 30 years’ experience in the plastics and additives industry with a focus on specialty chemicals and performance materials. He has both a BS and an MS degree in polymer science from the University of Akron.
According to Minor, “Brian brings the additives experience we need to grow our specialties markets. He will largely be focusing on the sales of our FlamaSol™ fire retardants, MicroBlok® antimicrobials, MiBatch™ anti-counterfeiting line and SoluPur™ biodegradable additives. He’s the first of several product line managers we plan to bring on board this year as we continue to grow our business.”
Keller joins PCC after several sales and marketing executive positions within the plastics and specialty additives industries. “Plastics Color Corporation is growing at an impressive rate. This is an opportunity to contribute to a company that knows where it’s heading and how it’s going to get there,” he said.
About Plastics Color Corporation
Plastics Color Corporation (PCC), headquartered in Calumet City, Ill., is a global provider of colorants, compounds, additive masterbatches and custom polymer technologies for an extensive range of markets including pharmaceuticals, medical, consumer goods and others. PCC supports virtually every type of manufacturing process and material. We engage our customers from concept to commercialization and help them develop new cutting-edge products that lead the market.
PCC has more than 40 years’ experience in the polymer industry and operates fully-equipped product development laboratories and manufacturing facilities in California, Illinois, North Carolina, and Nanjing, China. PCC’s Illinois and North Carolina labs are accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation, A2LA. PCC also provides testing and product development services through our Solutions Center in Asheboro, N.C. For more information, call Timothy Workman at (440) 670-8802 or visit www.plasticscolor.com.