READING, PA--(Marketwired - August 11, 2014) - Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP), the global leader of high-performance engineering plastic and polymer innovations, has announced that Mr. Terry Folk has accepted a promotion as Global Business Line Manager - Cast & Custom Cast Products and will be based out of the company's US headquarters.
A 34-year veteran of Quadrant EPP, Mr. Folk has maintained key roles at the company's US headquarters in Reading, Pennsylvania, with his most recent responsibilities as the Supply Chain Manager of the American markets. As the Global Business Line Manager, Mr. Folk will remain an executive member of the Americas regional leadership team and share responsibility for profit and loss with the regional Presidents.
Across the globe his initial primary focus will be to assemble and lead an expert team of versatile managers. They will be tasked to develop and implement strategic and operational plans to increase market position and boost financial performance in the cast & custom cast business segment of Quadrant EPP.
"When a customer selects custom casting they're seeking an economical alternative to machining or injection molding, more for small or medium production runs of fabricated parts," Terry remarked. "Custom casting is ideal for parts that are too large or maybe too costly for injection mold. Our unique process reduces scrap and cycle times with the ability to produce parts that have nearly unlimited size options."
Mr. Folk also stated that he aims to boost synergy among the international management group by leveraging all of Quadrant's vast resources to effectively reduce time to market.
About Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products:
Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP) is the worldwide leader in high-performance and advanced plastic & polymer innovations. Its superior products range from UHMW polyethylene, nylon, and acetal to ultra-high performance polymers that resist temperatures to over 800 degrees F (425 degrees C). Quadrant EPP's rods, sheets, tubes, and custom shapes are widely used in food processing and packaging, semiconductor manufacturing, aerospace, electronics, chemical processing, life sciences, power generation, and construction & heavy equipment industries. Showcasing the largest portfolio of engineering plastic materials in the market, Quadrant EPP's global footprint includes over 2,000 team members across the world from application development and technical service engineering to branch offices and technical support. For further information, please visit quadrantplastics.com or via social media under "quadrantepp" on Facebook, YouTube, Google+, and Twitter.
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