FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Florence, KY – January 8, 2016 – Parkway Products, a North American leader in five niche process technologies including high performance polymers, magnesium thixomolding, thermoset molding, paint and laser etch, and thermoplastic injection, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Barela to the position of Thixomolding Product Manager.
Mr. Barela has over 25 years of experience in metallurgical engineering, 16+ years in marketing, product development, and technical sales specific to magnesium products. He brings significant magnesium application expertise from previous assignments with Timminco Extruded Magnesium Products and Solikamsk Magnesium Works / Magnesium.com, Inc. He accepts his new role to cultivate new business relationships and drive growth for Parkway’s Loveland, Colorado facility.
Mr. Barela joins Matt Pohlman and Bob Davis on Parkway’s Thixomolding business development team. “The revolutionary engineering, aesthetic, and economic advantages of Thixomolding technology combined with Parkway’s processing leadership enables engineers and designers the ability to leapfrog the capabilities of die cast metal or injection molded plastics, I am excited to help develop new applications for customers,” comments Barela.