Duraco Welcomes New Vice President of Sales

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Martha Sloboda joins with 20 years of leadership and industry experience.

Duraco Specialty Tapes
We will look to Martha’s leadership and industry experience to lead our commercial team, support our customers, and continue our growth throughout the adhesive and technical materials markets.

Duraco is proud to welcome Martha Sloboda, Vice President of Sales to the company. Martha joins Duraco with over 20 years of adhesives, coatings, technical materials development, and sales experience in both industrial and healthcare markets. In this role, she will be a part of the company’s executive leadership team and will be responsible overseeing the sales team by leading all sales efforts to contribute to the conclusive profitability of the company.

Martha’s addition is aligned with the company’s long-term strategy to grow the business while focusing on delivering outstanding customer service and tape expertise to customers.

“I am excited that Martha has joined our team,” said David Danelz, CEO of Duraco. “She has a strong background and positive track record of driving growth in the adhesives and tape industries. We will look to Martha’s leadership and industry experience to lead our commercial team, support our customers, and continue our growth throughout the adhesive and technical materials markets.”

She was recently with Scapa, a leading global adhesives supplier, where she led all sales, marketing, product development, and research and development resulting in $225MM USD in annual sales. As the global commercial director, she was responsible for expanding their global footprint, delivering growth for specific franchises, supporting mergers and acquisitions identification and integration, and helping develop and optimize processes and systems to support a diverse, global team to efficiently report on their performance and pipeline.

Martha received her B.A. in Japanese from Connecticut College and an MBA from the Loyola Sellinger School of Business.

About Duraco
Duraco is a B2B manufacturer of specialty tapes, which are sold into highly attractive end markets including Point-of Purchase displays, appliances, transit packaging, construction, signage, and HVAC. Duraco’s application-specific tapes are strong alternatives to mechanical fasteners and traditional glues offering longevity, strength, efficiencies in customer’s assembly operations and breadth of substrates. Duraco’s customer service team will continue to offer their expertise to customers determining which products are ideal for their applications. With a highly diversified customer base, Duraco has maintained loyal relationships for over 65 years and is continuously growing with over 6,800 customers in 2019. Duraco is headquartered in Forest Park, Illinois.

Duraco’s recent acquisition of Infinity Tapes, headquartered in Lawrence, Massachusetts is a leading manufacturer of double coated tapes, silicone coated liners and tamper evident products in the transit packaging and industrial end markets.

Duraco and Infinity Tapes have a combined workforce of 180 employees with fulfillment centers that are in Rancho Cucamonga, California and Mississauga, Canada. To learn more about Duraco, please visit http://www.duraco.com.

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Chris Lang
Email: chrislang@duraco.com
Telephone: 1 (708) 410-8600

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