NORTH KINGSVILLE, OHIO - Premix Inc. co-founder George H. Kaull died Aug. 9 of complications related to hisrecent struggle with cancer. He was 63. Kaull, who had retired as chairman of the board in 1994, remained a director. He also had been chief executive officer until 1991.
``George was a visionary who saw the potential for thermoset composites,'' said Ford Davey, co-founder, senior corporate vice president and a director of Premix. ``He built a fine company and ... we'll all miss him as a leader and a friend.''
Kaull's background in the plastics industry includes stints as chairman of Edison Polymer Innovation Corp. and a director of the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. He was involved in a number of civic projects and was an alumnus of Harvard Business School.
Premix, based in North Kingsville, is a custom injection molder and supplies thermoset composite molding compounds. The company employs 750 and has annual sales of $100 million.