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Michelman Takes Steps to Better Anticipate and Serve Customers’ Needs around the Globe

06 January 2015

Michelman has introduced an organisational structure consisting of three Strategic Business Groups.

The new structure is designed to help Michelman better anticipate and serve its customers’ needs by driving collaboration between its experienced industry focused business teams - now fully integrated into the Strategic Business Groups - that serve customers in the flexible packaging, paint & coatings, fibres & composites, engineered wood, paper & corrugated, digital printing and other industries.  The resulting open flow of ideas, solutions, and application expertise will allow faster introduction of new technologies and applications and reduce customers’ concept-to-commercialisation time. 
 
The three groups are Coatings, serving coating formulators with advanced polymers and additives; Industrial Manufacturing, whose expert teams work hand-in-hand with discrete product manufacturers to improve productivity and end-use performance; and Printing & Packaging, helping move the industry forward with innovative solutions in print receptive, functional and barrier coating technologies.
 
Michelman has appointed the following people, all with extensive global experience, to lead the new groups:

Dr. Gautham Parthasarathy has been hired as Group Director, Coatings. 

Mr. Michael Annis has been hired as Group Director, Industrial Manufacturing. 

Dr. Rick Michelman, Michelman’s Chief Technology Officer, has assumed the role of Group Director, Printing & Packaging on an interim basis.

According to Mr. Steve Shifman, President and CEO at Michelman, “As always, organisational and management decisions at Michelman are made first and foremost to ensure all of our customers are provided the very best environmentally friendly products, service and support.  These steps will allow us to improve the customer experience, and provide a platform for continued strategic growth.”





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