R&B Plastics appoints industry veteran George Hurden as sales director for new blow molding machines

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Blow molding and extrusion machine manufacturer R&B Plastics Machinery LLC has appointed industry veteran George Hurden as its new sales manager for new blow molding machines.

Hurden will be responsible for sales of the RBS (extrusion blow molding EBM shuttle) and RBA (accumulator head) lines for the Saline, Michigan-based company.

“We are very excited to have George join our team and look forward to using his 45 years of sales and management experience in the plastic blow molding business to expand our RBS and RBA blow molding machine lines,” said Fred Piercy, President of R&B . “He has extensive knowledge of blow molding machines and processing equipment that will support R&B in developing new solutions to meet the growing processing requirements of our customers.”

Most recently, Hurden was Regional Sales Manager at Kautex Machines, Inc. He previously ran his own business, Custom Process Solutions LLC, where he provided sales and advisory services to a variety of blow molding companies across North America.

As co-owner and President / CEO, Hurden also operated a blow molding facility in the northeastern United States for almost 20 years. Hurden started his plastics career at PVC Container Corp. in the areas of sales and production / engineering.

Hurden has also been a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) for almost 40 years and has served on the board of the SPE blow molding department since 2013.

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