NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (June 24)—Lauren International, Inc. has appointed Kevin E. Gray, a 22-year company veteran, as chief executive officer.
Gray assumes CEO responsibilities from founder Dale Lauren Foland, who retired in April after 40 years of involvement with the corporation, the company said. Gray previously served as Lauren International president and chief operating officer and president of subsidiaries Edgetech IG and Lauren Manufacturing.
Foland will continue to stay involved with the company as chairman of the board.
In his new role, Gray is positioning the company for significant growth well into the future, Lauren said. "With our dedication to the pursuit of excellence in the marketplace, Lauren has experienced double-digit growth over the past few years," Gray said. "And we are committed to continuing on this path."
Lauren International specializes in standard and custom-designed polymer extrusions, injection-molded parts, silicone and organic sheet, pressure sensitive adhesive systems, warm edge window spacer technologies, and fluoroelastomer-based coatings.