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Spartech Announces the Appointment of Michael Reed as Vice President, Business Management, Mergers and Acquisitions and Sustainability | New


ST. LOUIS, To lack., August 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Spartech, a leading manufacturer of engineered thermoplastics and custom packaging solutions, today announced that Michael reed joined the Spartech management team as Vice President, Business Management, Mergers and Acquisitions and Sustainability.

In his new role, Mike will be responsible for Sales Directors and General Managers within Spartech’s new sales teams including Cell Cast Acrylic, Royalite®, the thick sheet and specialty film product lines; and for factory locations Salisbury, Maryland; Manitowoc and Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin; and Muncie, Indiana.

“Mike will leverage over 20 years of proven experience in composing, extruding and packaging plastics to help shape the growth of the plant and product line,” said Spartech CEO . John Inks. “He will also play a key role in the cross-functional development and oversight of our sustainability strategy and initiatives, be responsible for the M&A pipeline and act as the integration manager for the companies.” acquired by Spartech.

With a 17-year tenure at Spartech, Mike was also Vice President of Business Development at Graham Packaging, where he launched and led a new food packaging business based on breakthrough polyethylene terephthalate (PET) technology. Most recently, he was at Tekni-Plex as Vice President of Market Development, where he built and led strategic initiatives in growth, acquisitions and sustainability.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Based at St. Louis, Missouri with a unique innovation center and 14 manufacturing plants located everywhere United States, Spartech is a leading manufacturer of plastics, engineering thermoplastics and specialty packaging products. Meeting rigorous standards for everything from food and medical packaging including sustainable solutions, to aerospace, medical devices, protective barriers and automotive applications, Spartech continues to make a difference with sustainable products, diverse, reliable and innovative, including Polycast.®, Royality®, PreservaPak™, Korad™, and UltraTuf™.