BETHESDA, Md.—Mark Plante, director, North American sales at Kraton Polymers L.L.C., will join the Adhesive and Sealant Council, effective immediately.
Plante has been with Kraton for more than three years, managing the sales and commercial aspects of its adhesives, sealants and coatings division in North and South America.
Prior to Kraton, Plante spent eight years in Avery Dennison Corp.'s performance polymers division as global sales manager.
"Mark will be a great asset to the ASC board given his years of experience and knowledge of the reaw material markets, as well as formulation strategies," said ASC's President Matthew Croson.
The ASC is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. The council consists of 131 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants. The ASC said it represents more than 75 percent of the U.S. industry.