Drake Plastics Announces New Director of Business Development for Europe

Drake Plastics is excited to announce that Axel Tilch is the new Director of Business Development in Europe. "Drake Plastics has experienced substantial growth in European markets," said Steve Quance, President of Drake Plastics. "The addition of Axel helps us better serve our European partners," Quance added.  

Tilch brings with him a long history of working within the polymer industry in Europe, giving him a greater understanding of the marketplace and how best to meet our clients' needs in the unique market that is Europe. Tilch, a plastics engineer, also has a rich background in the ISO certification process, which reinforces Drake Plastics' commitment to quality. "I believe in selling values, not products," said Tilch. "From our viewpoint, this makes Tilch perfect for Drake Plastics," added Quance.  

Part of Tilch's role will be to help transition into leading Drake Plastics in Europe, as well as help formulate strategies and tactical plans with Drake USA, as well as with the Southern European operations based in France.  

"I am excited to be part of Drake Plastics. It is a well-respected brand in Europe. I love the power of having direct access to manufacturing and development," Tilch concluded.  

About Drake Plastics:  

Drake Plastics initiated operations in 1996 with the extrusion of machinable stock shapes made from glass-reinforced Torlon® 5030 PAI to support the Javelin Missile Program. The Cypress, Texas, company has since expanded its portfolio with machinable shapes, injection molded parts and precision machined components made from Torlon® PAI, PEEK, PEK, PAEK, Ryton® PPS, Ultem® PEI and other ultra-high-performance polymers. Its developments include a unique range of sizes and configurations that have opened many new applications to these materials for customers worldwide. Drake is an ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certified manufacturer and focuses on lean operating principles throughout its organization. Visit www.drakeplatics.com to learn more.  

Source: Drake Plastics