CHANDLER, Ariz. (May 27, 2011)—Yulex Corp. has promoted Jim Mitchell to chief operating officer of the producer of bio-based elastomer products derived from the guayule plant.
Mitchell previously was Yulex's vice president of technology development. His new responsibilities include overseeing operations at Yulex facilities in Arizona in Maricopa and the Lone Butte Industrial Park in Chandler.
He will be focusing his attention in the upcoming months on the current expansion process at the Lone Butte facility, Yulex said. That is the home of Yulex production agriculture, process research, process development, engineering and the production, packaging and shipping of materials.