November 21, 2017

TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) NAMES CHRIS NOTHNAGLE SENIOR DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE MARKETING

North Kingstown, Rhode Island (November 21, 2017)—Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (www.toraytpa.com), is pleased to announce that Chris Nothnagle has been appointed to the position of Senior Director of Corporate Marketing. He will be responsible for leading Toray’s Corporate Marketing and brand management teams, developing new products, and winning new business. Nothnagle joined Toray in 2015 as the Senior Director of Converting Development. Prior to joining Toray he worked as a Product Manager and Market Development Manager in the film industry. Nothnagle holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Clarkson University, where he completed a double major in chemical engineering and chemistry.

“Chris has been a valuable member of the Toray team,” says Mike Brandmeier, President and CEO, Toray Plastics (America), Inc. “He brings comprehensive knowledge of film manufacturing and market development and the ability to develop new products to his new role. We look forward to his helping the company continue to meet the evolving needs of current customers and identify new opportunities for innovation in our core markets.”

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a leading manufacturer of polyester, polypropylene, bio-based, and metallized films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical, and electronic applications, and conducts all its manufacturing and metallizing at one location. Toray is also a leader in the manufacture of polyolefin, polypropylene, and polyethylene foams for the automotive and flooring industries. The company is a subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc., the world leader in synthetic fibers and textiles, carbon fibers, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and high-performance films, which has annual sales exceeding US$19 billion. For more information about Toray Plastics (America)’s complete line of films and foams, contact Mary Osso at mary.osso@toraytpa.com or 401-667-2281. Toray Plastics (America), Inc., headquarters is located at 50 Belver Avenue, North Kingstown, RI 02852-7500; telephone 401-294-4511, fax 401-294-3410. Visit the Toray Plastics (America), Inc., website at www.toraytpa.com.

Caption: Chris Nothnagle has been appointed to the position of Senior Director of Corporate Marketing at Toray Plastics (America), Inc.