BARCELONA, Spain (July 17) — Spanish thermoplastic polyurethanes materials producer Merquinsa Mercados Quimicos S.L. has promoted Dennis Lauzon to general manager, Merquinsa North America.
In his new position, Lauzon — who joined Merquinsa three years ago after working for Dow Plastics — will be responsible for business and commercial operations across the region.
"Lauzon´s experience in creating and driving growth for Merquinsa in North America, as well as his expertise in the plastics and elastomers industries to serve our North American customers, are invaluable," said Albert Adroer, general manager, Merquinsa Mercados.
"As we grow, we expect to significantly increase our operations in North America and attract more talented people to Merquinsa North America operations," Adroer added.
Merquinsa is one of the major producers of specialty thermoplastic polyurethanes, providing what it calls "innovative products for injection molding, extrusion, calendering, melt coating, compounding and adhesives."
Merquinsa´s headquarters are in Barcelona, with regional centers in Seabrook, N.H., and Hong Kong.