NORTH PORT, FL, March 1, 2020—King Plastic Corporation, the leading manufacturer of polymer sheets, slabs and massive shapes, today announced the appointment of Vincent McElhone as a new Independent Sales Representative covering accounts in New England and Mid-Atlantic states.
McElhone has 35 years of experience in the plastics industry. His career started in 1985 as a Seminar Coordinator for Society of Plastics Engineers where he worked promoting and managing plastics events for the trade association. In 1988, McElhone moved on to sales and sales management roles at numerous sheet extruder companies such as Kleerdex (Kydex), Dynamit Nobel (Vycom), as well as Royalite /Spartech. In 2002, McElhone started his independent sales rep firm, Stand-Up Plastics, in Old Saybrook, CT. Today, McElhone continues representing numerous product lines for companies selling to distributors, plastics fabricators, and original equipment manufacturers for the medical, mass transit, military, signage, and marine industries.
McElhone served on the Board of Directors for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division from 1997-2002. The Board of Directors responsibilities included expanding and educating about the thermoforming technology and process within the plastics industry at large under the guidance of the SPE membership network.
“We are very excited for the wealth of knowledge and experience Vincent will bring to our customers,” said Michael Fabbri, National Sales Manager at King Plastic Corporation. “His extensive background and technical knowledge in the plastics industry will make him a great resource for our customers in the New England and Mid-Atlantic states territory. McElhone’s primary focus will be on growing the company’s market share in the architectural and industrial markets.”
To learn more about King Plastic Corporation, visit www.kingplastic.com.
About King Plastic Corporation
Founded in 1968, King Plastic Corporation is a leading manufacturer of quality polymer sheets, slabs and massive shapes—including several products pioneered by the company. Its polymers are sold worldwide through a network of top plastics distributors to customers who fabricate products for the marine industry (King StarBoard® brand), signage, food service, healthcare, architectural, industrial and other markets. The company headquarters is a 250,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in North Port, Florida.