Senior Staff Reporter
Esposito joined Plastics News in April 1997. Previously, he had four years of newspaper reporting experience -- first for Suburban News Publications in Columbus, Ohio, and then for the Medina County Gazette in Medina, Ohio. He was promoted to senior reporter in January 2007. Esposito has a degree in English from Ohio's Bowling Green State University.
President and CEO Kevin Fogarty said that despite opening the third quarter with "stable market indications," fundamentals including demand in China and broader Asia, and more recently in Europe and North America, "weakened notably" as the quarter progressed.