Plastics Group of America Names Ed Joanis Its Director of Maintenance

February 1, 2013 – (Woonsocket, Rhode Island – February 1, 2013) – Bob Lebeaux, President of The Plastics Group of America (TPG), announced today that the company had named Ed Joanis as its Director of Maintenance.

Ed, who joined company in 2011, will be responsible for making sure that plant operations at both of TPG’s locations on River Street and at the ongoing restoration of the Jules Desurmont Mill Complex on Fairmont Street are running smoothly.

As Bob Lebeaux stated “Ed has been in the business for 25 years, providing companies with expert facility maintenance during that time. Whether the challenge involves PLCs, plumbing or wiring, Ed has the experience and applied expertise to get whatever is broken back up and running with a minimum of delay. He is also proficient in preventative maintenance, inspecting equipment and engaging in best practices to insure that problems do not arise. He is quite deserving of this appointment.”

About TPG

The Plastics Group of America is a leading supplier and manufacturer of thermoplastic resins. Headquartered in Woonsocket, RI, TPG’s range of services includes custom compounding, toll processing, recycling, and distribution. For more information about any of the products or services that the Plastics Group of America has to offer, please call them at 800-984-4874 or visit their website at