Sam Dix, Director of R&D
Sam is responsible for new product development and implementation over the longer term. He previously worked with MuCell Extrusion LLC for 9 years as a senior engineer and expert on processes in extrusion foaming including; sheet, film, profile and blow molding with numerous commercial applications, products and IP to his name. There he had a track record in different geographic locations of managing large project involving; retrofitting equipment, developing and installing the process, developing materials, training customers and reaching commercial product launch.
Prior to this role Sam worked for Zotefoams developing high performance batch foams and before that, was at Rapra Technology doing a PhD in "Supercritical assisted polymer processing" with Brunel University. He also received a BEng degree from Brunel University in London.
Gloria Brewer, Customer Support Manager
As Trexel's Customer Support Manager, Gloria will manage all IMM Upgrades while also improving our service and logistics processes in order to improve the overall customer experience.
Gloria co-founded Kortec Inc. in 1996 and served as its Vice President of Operations until she left the company in 2015. Kortec is the world's largest supplier of turnkey co-injection systems producing high barrier multilayer plastic containers.
Prior to Kortec Inc., she worked at Kona Corporation (currently Synventive Corp), a manufacturer of hot runner systems. She held positions of Applications Engineer, Regional Sales Manager and Applications Engineering Manager in Kona Corporation. Ms. Brewer holds a BS in Business Management from Western New England College.