Axion Polymers, based in the U.K., has restructured its product development team handling the company's 100 percent recycled polymers, toll compounding and laboratory testing services.
Steve Bell, who has worked as product development manager since the Salford recycling facility opened in 2006, has been promoted to the position of commercial operation manager with responsibilities across the site’s production and technical sales operations.
Joining Bell is Colin Boult, who brings more than 30 years’ broad thermo-plastics, compounding and extrusion industry experience to his new laboratory and production support role. Boult will focus on managing production as well as new product development and materials testing, including external customer services.
Boult says, “Having always worked with virgin materials, I’m looking forward to advancing new and exciting opportunities for Axion’s recycled polymer range in line with market shifts towards more sustainable plastic products.”
“Axion continues to be at the forefront of recycled engineering plastics and our range of high quality polymers recovered from end-of-life products, such as ELV, WEEE and post-industrial sources, is expanding rapidly to meet new and existing customer requirements,” Bell adds.
Bell continues, “Colin brings a wealth of expertise to his new role that will grow our laboratory and production capabilities, while allowing me to further develop and deliver customer-specific compounds. We’re looking forward to meeting fresh technical challenges from the marketplace.”
Axion Polymers, part of the Axion Group that develops and operates innovative resource recovery and processing solutions for recycling waste materials, works with clients within the recycling and process industries on the practical development of new processing and collection methods.