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WASHINGTON (December 15, 2016) – The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is pleased to announce that DSM Engineering Plastics, a business unit of Royal DSM, has joined its Plastics Division. Jud Gibson, vice president of Commercial Americas, will represent DSM on the Plastics Division’s Operating Committee.

DSM Engineering Plastics is a global supplier of high-performance engineering thermoplastics. Its Americas headquarters are based in the company’s research and technology center in Troy, Michigan. 

“We are excited to join with ACC’s Plastics Division and leading plastics producers who are working to advance sustainability and market opportunities through advocacy, communications and technical research,” said Jud Gibson. “The Plastics Division is a great forum to help extend DSM’s positive contributions in the fields of health, nutrition and materials.” 

“On behalf of our members, I’m very pleased to welcome DSM,” said Steve Russell, vice president of ACC’s Plastics Division. “Our continued expansion is a reflection of members' confidence in our strong strategic focus and ability to deliver best-in-class advocacy and market-facing programs.”

Members of ACC’s Plastics Division include the nation's foremost producers of plastic resins and resin technologies, and are leading the world in breakthrough innovations to improve the quality of our lives, our environment, and our economy.

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