FOWLERVILLE – September 1, 2017 – Asahi Kasei Plastics is proud to announce the recent addition of Todd Glogovsky as Vice President of Technology. Glogovsky will oversee the development and research functions of the organization, while supporting the growth and globalization of Asahi’s thermoplastic materials.
A 30-year veteran of the plastics industry, Glogovsky’s experience has ranged from management of automotive, consumer and industrial segments to leadership roles in technology and business development. Most recently, he was a Business Director for polypropylene compounds for LyondellBasell in South America.
“We are extremely impressed with Todd’s accomplishments and leadership skills and are thrilled to welcome him to the Asahi Kasei team,” said Asahi Kasei Plastics President, John Moyer. “His addition comes at a time when our company has been outpacing industry expectations. We are pleased to have him on board and eager to see what we can accomplish with him on the team.”
Glogovsky is succeeding former VP of Technology, Mike Balow, who has taken on a new role of Senior Advisor for Asahi Kasei Plastics.
About Asahi Kasei Plastics
Asahi Kasei Plastics is a leading international custom compounder of advanced engineered polymers and is the largest glass reinforced polypropylene manufacturer in North America. With a diverse and fully customizable product portfolio, and manufacturing facilities located across the globe, Asahi Kasei Plastics is providing unique engineering solutions for global markets.
The company’s product lines include THERMYLENE® (polypropylene), LEONA™ (nylon 66, 66+6i), THERMYLON® (nylon 6, 66), TENAC™ (homopolymer & copolymer acetal), XYRON™ (modified polyphenylene ether – mPPE), and STYLAC™ (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene – ABS).
Asahi Kasei Plastics is a fully owned subsidiary of Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation and one of the global companies of Asahi Kasei Corporation. Asahi Kasei boasts over 28,000 employees in 126 business units around the world. Global sales exceed USD $20 billion and the company is diversified in Chemicals, Medical Devices, Pharma, Electronic Devices, Fibers, Housing and Construction.
###Thermylene®, Thermylon® are registered trademarks of Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. Leona™, Tenac™, Xyron™, Stylac™ are trademarks of Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation