Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 26, 2015
Craig Collins of Shamrock Technologies has been named to SPI’s Fluoropolymer Executive Committee. The FPD Executive Committee represents a critical cross section of this unique segment of the plastics industry.
Recently appointed as Shamrock Technologies’ North American Sales Manager, Collins is also PTFE Global Purchasing Manager for the firm. He is a 15-year veteran in the development of PTFE additives for the plastic, ink, coating and lubricant industries.
“Craig knows PTFE and our business model very well, and more importantly, he knows the plastics industry and that helps us match our contributions to applications and new development where we can best be of service," said Joon Choo, Vice-President of Global Sales and Marketing at Shamrock Technologies. Choo describes Collins as a tremendous asset to the firm and someone who is focused on building strong long-term relationships with the industry. "His appointment to the FPD Executive Committee further strengthens our commitment to the industry as the global leader in the recycling of PTFE,” Choo said.
Founded in 1937, SPI is the premier plastics industry trade association, promoting growth in the $373 billion U.S. plastics industry. SPI delivers advocacy, market research, industry promotion, and the fostering of business relationships and zero waste strategies.
For nearly 75 years, Shamrock advances have driven the use of PTFE and wax additives in a wide range of applications including inks, coatings, lubricants, thermoplastics, and personal care products. Shamrock is the leading innovator in PTFE additives, pioneering their use for inks and coatings and offering an extensive product line including PTFE micropowders, specialty waxes, compounds, and premium dispersions.