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Quadrant EPP Promotes Charlie Costello to Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest Region


Reading, Pa., February 9, 2012 — Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products has promoted Charlie Costello to regional sales manager to lead its Midwest region and will be responsible for managing sales, distribution and new business development.

In this position, Costello will have key account responsibilities for the distribution partners and will supervise five territory managers in the Midwest region:

  • Rick Weathers (NC, SC < GA, AL, Miss., and Fla.)
  • Bob Nieman (southern Ind., southern Ohio, Ky., Tenn., W. Va, and Va.)
  • Rock Kocsis (ND, SD, Minn. and Wis.)
  • John Skalla (MI, northern Ill., northern Ind., northern Ohio)
  • Steve Leonard (NE, Kan., Iowa, Miss., Ill.)

Previously, Costello was global product manager for PPS (Fortron), where he was responsible for strategy, business development and global growth. He has held positions in manufacturing management, technical service, technical management, application development, business development, sales management and product management.

He has 30 years of experience in engineering plastics, several years of which have been at the Quadrant facilities in China, Brazil and the United States. With world-wide perspectives of multiple markets that use engineering plastics, Costello is a knowledgeable expert in the construction heavy truck/equipment, utilities (oil and gas), aerospace and automotive industries.

Prior to Quadrant, he has held positions within Ticona Engineering Polymers, Florence, KY, and DSM Engineering Plastics, Birmingham, MI.

Costello is a graduate of East Caroling University, Greenville, NC, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree.

He currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a member of Society of Plastic Engineers, SAE, Community of Plastic Professionals, and Emerging Plastics Technologies.

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About Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (EPP)

Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products range from UHMW polyethylene, nylon and acetal to ultra-high performance polymers that resist temperatures to over 800°F (425°C). The company’s products are used for machined parts in food processing and packaging, semiconductor manufacturing, aerospace, electronics, chemical processing, life sciences, power generation and diverse industrial equipment. Quadrant EPP’s products are supported by a global team of application development and technical service engineers.

Full support in evaluating designs and machining of parts is available from Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products’ Technical Support Group. Learn more about Quadrant at http://www.quadrantplastics.com.

Registered trademarks of the Quadrant group of companies: Acetron, CleanStat, Duraspin, Duratron, Erta, Ertalyte, Ertalene, Ertalon, Extreme Materials, Fluorosint, Ketron, MC, Monocast, Nylatron, Nylasteel, Polypenco, Proteus, Sanalite, Semitron, Techtron, TIVAR and Vibratuf. Torlon is a registered trademark of Solvay Advanced Polymers.

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