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DeSpain named president of Reifenhauser Inc.

By: PLASTICS NEWS REPORT

April 23, 2013

TROISDORF, GERMANY — Steve DeSpain has been named president of Reifenhauser Inc., the North American subsidiary of German extrusion machinery specialist Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG.

DeSpain, previously the unit's vice president and general manager, has been with Reifenhauser since 2005.

The company also announced that Frank Ohidy has been named service manager, with responsibility for leading the company's North American team of service technicians, and that James Snell has joined the company as project manager for North America.

Snell has more than 39 years of plastics extrusion experience, most recently at the Niaflex division of Inteplast Group.