Gastonia, North Carolina – Switzerland-based performance additives and colourant manufacturer, Repi, has appointed Dimitris Dounis as the new managing director of its US affiliate company. Dounis expects to support the company’s growth in the North and South American markets.
Dounis has over 20 years' experience in the chemical and polyurethanes industries, and has a degree in chemical engineering and polymer science, as well as having held executive positions in multinational companies. Repi expects Dounis's extensive know-how and network in the chemical industry will boost its strategy to become a reference partner for liquid colour and performance additive solutions in the Americas.
In 2003, Repi opened its first US office, laboratory and technical service facility, for its ranges of polyurethane colour additives. In 2012, Repi owned a brand new facility with laboratory, manufacturing, and prototyping capabilities, for PET packaging applications in Gastonia, North Carolina.