Christopher Curtin, a longtime executive of Extrusion Dies Industries LLC, is the new vice president of international sales for Processing Technologies International LLC, a maker of sheet extrusion machinery in Aurora.
Curtin, a 26-year plastics industry veteran, will direct PTi's expanded sales-development effort in all global markets outside of North America.
Curtin had been one of the owners of EDI, a maker of flat dies and extrusion coating dies in Chippewa Falls, Wis., since 2003. Nordson Corp. bought EDI in May. He joined EDI in 1996 and held a number of positions, including international market development manager, marketing director, executive vice president of sales and marketing and most recently, vice chairman of commercial activities.
Before joining EDI, Curtin worked for 10 years at Davis-Standard LLC, serving as international product manager for sheet extrusion equipment.
He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Connecticut and an associate degree in electrical engineering technology.