Wayne, Pa. (November 14, 2017) — Colorite, a Tekni-Plex business unit specializing in custom medical-grade compounds, has announced that Richard Craythorne has joined the company as international sales and business development manager for its European operations.

Richard Craythorne

Richard Craythorne

Craythorne brings to Colorite more than 20 years of experience in various senior sales positions.  He has supported the European, Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian medical diagnostic sectors via past positions at Trinity Biotech, UDG Healthcare and Randox. Craythorne will be based out of the company’s Belfast office and will report to Ian Kenny, global managing director, Colorite.

“Having been involved with the medical diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and other related market sectors for more than two decades, Richard is ideally suited to support global growth efforts for Colorite’s PVC and TPE compounds,” said Kenny. “His industry and technical knowledge will be an asset in helping medical device companies find the right plastic compound for their next generation products.”

Craythorne has a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Dundee, Scotland and is currently in a Masters of Business Administration program at the University of Ulster, Belfast, Ireland.

About Colorite

Colorite is a custom compounder specializing in medical-grade formulations. The company is known as the global leader in clear polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds for medical devices. Engineered for extrusion, injection molding, blow molding and film applications, the compounds are formulated to provide exceptional clarity, superior heat stability and excellent processability for a wide variety of medical device applications. For more information visit the www.tekni-plex.com/colorite.

About Tekni-Plex, Inc.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing innovative packaging materials, medical compounds and precision-crafted medical tubing solutions for some of the most well-known names in the medical, pharmaceutical, personal care, household and industrial, and food and beverage industries. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania and operates manufacturing sites across eight countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers.  For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com.

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