AKRON—Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Inc. has added a process engineer and a regional sales manager to its North American team.
Robert Jovingo will join the firm's technical center in Akron as a liquid injection molding system process engineer. The firm said he brings more than 25 years of experience in liquid silicone molding, previously holding positions with Quality Synthetic Rubber Inc., Forest City Technologies and Robin Industries Inc.
Shin-Etsu also named Marie Capozzi as its regional sales manager to expand the firm's presence within the personal care and cosmetics market. She will join the cosmetics team at its 14,000-sq.-ft. cosmetic application laboratory in Paramus, N.J. The firm said she brings a "broad background in cosmetic sales."
Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan-based Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., a global producer of silicone materials to a variety of industries.