Kuraray Co., Ltd. has announced that Ron W. Hull has joined the company as the Americas Marketing Manager for the Trosifol® PVB Division of Kuraray America. Hull will be replacing current Americas Marketing Manager Valerie Block, who is retiring.
Ron Hull is based in Southwest Florida and will be responsible for marketing in both North and South America of Trosifol® PVB and ionoplast interlayers for laminated architectural glass. For the past four years, Hull has been the North American Sales Director for Axalta Industrial Coatings, and prior to that was the Global Business Manager for DuPont’s Advanced Interlayers business. Mr. Hull has twelve years experience in the architectural market and is a licensed professional engineer in Tennessee.
After 40 years in the glass industry, industry veteran Valerie Block will retire. Currently with the Trosifol® PVB Division of Kuraray America, Block was formerly with DuPont’s Glass Laminating Solutions business, and before that, served as the Technical Director of the Primary Glass Manufacturers Council. Over the years, she has chaired many technical and industry committees, and served on the board of the Glass Association of North America.