Archive for February, 2010

Jim VandenBoom Joins Chase Plastics as Sales Associate

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Chase Plastics is pleased to announce the addition of Jim VandenBoom as sales associate serving the territory of Massachusetts, Vermont and Rhode Island.

“Jim is an integral piece to Chase Plastics’ expansion in the New England states,” said Adam Paulson, district sales manager. “Jim’s technical background, along with his knowledge of thermoplastic distribution, will provide insight and value to both new and existing customers. With energy and enthusiasm to spare, Jim is ready to deliver unmatched service to the entire New England processing community.”

Jim graduated from the University of Toledo, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. In addition, he served
two internships at Chase Plastics and completed the company’s rigorous internal training program.

“I look forward to extending Chase Plastics’ brand of outrageous service to plastic processors throughout the New England territory,” said Jim. “With my competitive spirit and mechanical engineering background, I will work hard to exceed customer expectations in every facet of their business.”


Chase Plastics Expands Product Line to Meet Evolving Processor Needs

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Customers benefit from the unmatched depth and breadth of Chase’s product line

Clarkston, Mich., Feb. 2, 2010 – Chase Plastics, a distributor of specialty, engineering and commodity thermoplastics, has expanded its lineup of product offerings to better serve plastic processors throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America. With the addition of these global suppliers, Chase Plastics becomes the leading provider of total thermoplastic solutions.

  • Cereplast
  • Diamond Polymers
  • Kraiburg
  • Kraton
  • Moulds Plus
  • Polymer Resources
  • Toray
  • United Soft Plastics
  • Wellman

“Chase Plastics’ growing product line is the result of a continued focus on outrageous customer service,” said Kevin Chase, president of Chase Plastics. “But as a total thermoplastics solutions provider, we’re dedicated to more than distribution. For Chase customers, this means the added advantage of our deep materials knowledge, engineering expertise and application development capabilities.”

To measure the full value of Chase’s approach, processors attending this year’s PLASTEC West in Anaheim, Calif., are invited to take the “Chase Challenge” at the company’s booth, #3927. Chase Plastics’ West Coast team of sales engineers and application experts will be on hand to tackle processors’ toughest projects with a high quality, cost-effective raw material solutions.

About Chase Plastics
Chase Plastics distributes more than 5,000 varieties of specialty, engineering and commodity thermoplastics from the industry’s leading manufacturers and global suppliers. In addition, Chase delivers engineering expertise and blending, repacking, inventory management, third-party storage capabilities and logistics services via a network of distribution centers, warehouses and sales locations throughout North and Central America. Formed in 1992, Chase Plastics has built its business on the ability to respond quickly with all of the flexibility and agility that its customers require. Based in Clarkston, Mich., Chase Plastics was founded by Kevin and Carole Chase who serve as the company’s president and vice president, respectively. Find more information at