Kuraray Co. Ltd. recently announced that Stephen L. Cox has been named general manager of the polyvinyl butryal (PVB) division and vice president of Kuraray Americas Inc. In his new role, he will be responsible for expanding the business, as well as continuing the growth of Kuraray America’s glass lamination products and services.

Cox previously served as general manager of DuPont’s Glass Laminating Solutions (GLS) business. Over the past year, he transitioned the glass lamination group from DuPont into Kuraray and helped develop a new vision and strategy for the future combined global business.

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