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MassMEP Announces New Board Chair

  • On January 18, 2017

William Sullivan

Worcester, MA – Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP), an economic development and management consulting organization committed to assisting small and mid-size manufacturers compete and grow in the global economy, is pleased to announce the election by unanimous vote of the new chair of the board of directors, William Sullivan. Mr. Sullivan, who joined the MassMEP board of directors in June 2016, is Vice President, Performance Products, for FLEXcon, Inc., (Spencer, MA).

“Since joining the board, Bill has been instrumental in our strategic growth,” stated John Killam, President, MassMEP. “He is a creative and progressive leader. We look forward to working with him to continue the growth of MassMEP.”

Mr. Sullivan oversees the Performance Products business team at FLEXcon, which is responsible for the development, marketing, and commercialization of high performance adhesives, functional coatings, film castings, and functional microstructures. He is author of national published articles focused on FLEXcon’s success in creating Sharklet™, a functional microstructure that prevents the growth of bacteria through a unique microscopic design. Mr. Sullivan’s expertise is helping companies bring their concepts and ideas to life and then commercializing them.

“I am pleased to be named director of the MassMEP board,” said Sullivan. “This organization provides critical resources that help manufacturers improve processes, learn new techniques, and increase their knowledge about the latest trends in the manufacturing industry.”


About Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP), part of the national NIST MEP system, is a leading resource for manufacturers. Committed to success in manufacturing, MassMEP transforms companies through solutions focused on innovative growth, operational excellence, and workforce development. The organization cultivates a sustainable community built on supportive relationships, idea sharing, and achievement.

About FLEXcon

FLEXcon Company, Inc. is a global leader in coated and laminated films and adhesives used in graphics applications, manufactured goods and new products. For over 60 years, FLEXcon has provided a collaborative, consultative approach to deliver unique solutions that help customers achieve better business results. FLEXcon is a trusted partner to a wide range of companies from printers and fabricators to engineers and designers developing products for existing and emerging markets. Headquartered in Spencer, Mass., the company has operations throughout North America and Europe with distribution worldwide. For more information, visit www.flexcon.com, follow FLEXcon on Twitter @FLEXcon, or call 1-508-885-8200.