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Toray Plastics Names New Film Division Product Manager

North Kingstown, RI -- Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (www.TorayFilms.com ), the only United States manufacturer of precision-performance polyester, polypropylene, and bio-based films, has named Kerri Boyens its new Product Manager for the Torayfan® Polypropylene Film Division. Boyens will be responsible for the growth of OPP film products among key customers in the packaging sector.

Boyens joined Toray in 2006 as an account representative. In that role she successfully grew packaging sales at leading converting companies, introducing them to value-added OPP and PET film technology that helped them serve end users better. In addition, Boyens was instrumental in securing significant business for Toray's metallized polyester film (MPET) with leading packaging and industrial customers. Before joining Toray, Boyens worked with Konica Minolta and Dart Container. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Iowa and is working on her M.B.A. at Northern Illinois University.

"Kerri Boyens has been a key contributor to the Torayfan Division's success throughout her tenure here," says Christopher Roy, Senior Director of Sales, Toray Plastics (America), Inc. "She has been a strong performer on many levels, combining product expertise and industry knowledge with creative problem solving. Her promotion is well deserved, and we look forward to working with her in this new role."

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a leading manufacturer of polyester, polypropylene, and bio-based films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical, and electronic applications. The company is a subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc., the world leader in synthetic fibers and textiles, carbon fibers, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and high-performance films, which has annual sales exceeding US$19 billion. For more information about Toray films, contact Mary Gervais at mary.gervais@toraytpa.com . Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is located at 50 Belver Avenue, North Kingstown, RI 02852-7500; telephone 401-294-4511, fax 401-294-3410. Visit the Toray Plastics (America), Inc., website at www.TorayFilms.com .