AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories, Inc. Appoints Ben Arnold as Vice President, Global Commercial


March 4, 2024 (Monroe, Connecticut) – AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories (“AXEL”), a leading manufacturer of mold release and process aid additives, has appointed Ben Arnold as Vice President, Global Commercial. Based in Ohio, Ben will lead the sales team and expand AXEL’s position as a market leader across the globe.

Ben has more than 15 years of successful sales and business management experience with Plasticolors Inc., Chromaflo Technologies, and Vibrantz Technologies, Inc. He has a passion for customer engagement, driving growth, and team development, all of which align with AXEL’s values and strategic direction.

“With a proven track record of leading successful teams and growing market share, Ben is a great fit for this position,” expressed AXEL President, Jake Axel. “He brings an array of talent to our organization. This is a critical role as we continue on our path of growth and development to achieve our strategic goals.”

About AXEL: AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories, Inc. is a chemical additive company. It was founded in 1941 and is currently in its third generation of family ownership and operation. The business is registered to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality System and the company and its products are fully compliant with REACH and major worldwide regulatory requirements. AXEL serves the global market through direct sales and a network of stocking distributors and technically trained representatives.




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