Port Richey, Florida (April 25, 2017) — Seaway Plastics Engineering LLC (SPE), an injection molding company servicing the rapid tooling and low to mid volume market, announced that Tom Orr has joined the company as CEO and President and a member of the Board of Directors.
Orr joins SPE from Poppelmann Plastics USA, a division of Poppelmann Holdings GmbH headquartered in Germany, where he served as President for the past six years. In his previous role, Orr was responsible for leading the expansion of Poppelmann’s injection molded and thermoformed products into the USA market.
“Tom’s entrepreneurial background, experience running an international injection molding operation and proven leadership skills will help guide our company through our next growth phase.” said Tim Smock, Founder & Board Member of SPE. “We are fortunate to have him on the Seaway team…welcome Tom!”
Orr has over 25 years of domestic manufacturing and international sourcing experience and has held executive positions in Sales, Marketing, and Operations. “Seaway is an exceptional company that services a complex market in the injection molding industry. The opportunity for Seaway is vast and I am looking forward to working with the team to accelerate growth and provide our customers with the highest level of product quality and service in the industry.” Orr said.
Orr earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
About Seaway Plastics Engineering
Seaway Plastics Engineering LLC is a full service plastic injection molding company specializing in prototype injection molding, low to mid volume production and mold making. The company is headquartered in the Tampa Bay/Clearwater Beach area. The company has two manufacturing locations in Port Richey and Brooksville, Florida. Employing 160, Seaway strives to provide technology leadership and performance excellence in Medical, Aerospace, Military, Packaging, Food Service, Industrial and Consumer products.