Wayne, Pa. (October 3, 2019) —Tekni-Plex, Inc. has named Michael Luo to head its China operations, based in Suzhou.
Luo was named general manager of Tekni-Plex Suzhou in 2017. He joined the company in 2014 as director of sales and marketing. Luo takes the helm from Russell Hubbard who recently retired, after serving as the head of Asian operations for the past 10 years.
Luo played an integral role in establishing the company’s state-of-the-art Suzhou manufacturing facility in 2017. The plant, located near Shanghai, was supported by a $15 million investment.
“Michael has been the key architect of our China growth strategy which has resulted in significant increases in business for our Colorite compounds, and investments in technology to grow our Natvar medical tubing business,” said Paul Young, chief executive officer, Tekni-Plex.
Prior to joining Tekni-Plex, Luo was the China sales manager of Raumedic, an extrusion and injection molder of medical components. Luo holds a Bachelor‘s degree in engineering from Jilin University, Changchun, China.
Tekni-Plex’s China facility produces a wide range of Natvar thermoplastic elastomer tubing and components for innovative medical device applications as well as precision extruded silicone tubing for catheters, feeding tubes, drug delivery and peristaltic pump applications. The facility also manufactures Colorite custom compounds for medical device applications, and Action Technology’s dip tubes used in a wide variety of food/beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, industrial and household trigger sprayer, pump and aerosol applications.
About Tekni-Plex, Inc.
Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing products for a wide variety of end markets, including medical, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, personal care, household and industrial. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, PA, and operates manufacturing sites across ten countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers. For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com.