Tacoma, Washington – Polyurethane maker, General Plastics Manufacturing is promoting Mitchell Johnson to president, as of 1 January 2017. He succeeds Bruce Lind, who has been president for seven years, and will become chairman of the board.
In his previous roles on the research and technology side of the company, Johnson supported the company’s efforts towards sustainable growth.
“Johnson has essentially been at the helm of the company for the past year,” Lind said. “This very deliberate approach ensures continuity of philosophy, dedication to quality and continuous improvement. It will make the transition seamless to our employees, our customers and the markets we have served the past 75 years.”
The company, which celebrated its 75th anniversary at the beginning of December, manufactures rigid and flexible polyurethane foam materials and build-to-print parts for the aerospace, defence, nuclear and composite-manufacturing industries.