Al Cotton, former Nypro director of communications, is joining the Siy Communications Inc. public relations business.
Cotton recently retired after 20 years as director of communications at Nypro, a Jabil company in Clinton, Mass. Previously, he worked as communications director for Norton Co. and had owned a regional publishing company in central Massachusetts.
He holds a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and a master's from the Boston University School of Communications.
Andrea Siy, founder and president of Siy Communications, said Cotton will provide additional technical, promotional and speech writing capabilities.
“His involvement and knowledge of the plastics industry will particularly be beneficial to our many clients within that industry,” she added.
Siy of Byfield, Mass., primarily serves the plastic industry.