Perrysburg, Ohio — June 13, 2008
Master Chemical Corporation has named Jim J. Mills to the position of North America Technical Service Manager, responsible for overseeing all North American Technical Service Department operations. As North America Technical Service Manager, Mr. Mills will interface with Master Chemical customers and identified prospects. Also, he will work closely with Master Chemical’s Europe, India, and Asia Technical Service groups. “We are pleased to announce that Jim Mills will lead our Technical Service Team,” said Vice President, Research and Development Michael C. Weismiller, PhD. “He has impressive credentials and will also be a valuable addition to our cross-functional New Product Development Team,” he stated.
According to Dr. Weismiller, Mr. Mills will travel frequently to Master Chemical customers and obtain the “Voice of the Customer”. He will share this information with our New Product Development teams, which are continuously working to find ways to develop innovative new products and techniques to improve customer productivity. Mr. Mills will also continue to increase the Technical Lab’s efficiency by cross-training staff, upgrading equipment, and improving laboratory methods–including our premier distributor methods and test kits.
Mr. Mills holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Ohio University and a Masters in Business Administration from Otterbein College. Prior to joining Master Chemical, Mr. Mills was employed by Houghton Fluidcare Inc., as complex manager for the Western Tennessee, Dana, Norandal, and Toyota Bodine manufacturing facilities.
About Master Chemical Corporation
Master Chemical Corporation was founded on November 13, 1951. Since then, working closely with the worldwide metalworking community, Master Chemical Corporation has developed and marketed a full line of specialty cutting and grinding fluids, cutting oils, concentrated washing and cleaning compounds, and rust preventives all under the TRIM