(PRESS RELEASE) ST. LOUIS — Spartech, a manufacturer of engineered thermoplastics and custom packaging solutions, has added Michael Reed to its executive team as vice president of business management, mergers and acquisitions, and sustainability.
In his new role, Mike will be responsible for managers within Spartech’s new business teams including the Cell Cast Acrylic, Royalite, Thick Gauge Sheet and Specialty Films product lines. He will also oversee plant locations in Salisbury, Md.; Manitowoc and Sheboygan Falls, Wis.; and Muncie, Ind.
“Mike will leverage his over 20 years of proven plastics compounding, extrusion and packaging experience to help shape plant and product line growth,” said Spartech CEO John Inks. “He will also be instrumental in cross-functionally developing and overseeing our sustainability strategy and initiatives, will be responsible for the mergers and acquisitions pipeline, and will act as integration lead for businesses acquired by Spartech.”
With a 17-year Spartech tenure, Mike has also served as VP of business development at Graham Packaging, where he launched and led a new food packaging business based on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) technology. Most recently, he was VP of market development for Tekni-Plex, where he built and led strategic initiatives in growth, acquisitions and sustainability.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.Advertisement
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