Para-Chem announced Sales and Marketing, New Business Development and other department staff appointments.

Para-Chem has named Christopher Bond vice president of Sales and Marketing for the company’s adhesives business unit. In this role, he will be responsible for the development and execution of the Adhesives business plan. Bond has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the specialty chemicals and plastics industries.

Mike Manegold has been named New Business Development manager, responsible for developing and implementing the company’s long-term growth plan across all product lines. Manegold brings over 30 years of specialty chemicals experience, most recently with Henkel Corp.’s Loctite Industrial Division.

Raul Alcala has been named plant manager for the Mansfield, Texas, adhesives facility. Alcala has over 15 years of operations experience prior to joining Para-Chem.

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