Chicarella promoted at Toray Plastics

Chicarella promoted at Toray Plastics

NORTH KINGSTOWN - Toray Plastics Inc., U.S. manufacturer of precision-performance polypropylene, polyester, bio-based, and metallized films for packaging and industrial applications, has announced the promotion of North Providence resident Gianfranco Chicarella to the position of national sales manager for the Torayfan Division.

Chicarella previously worked in the division as a business manager. He joined Toray in 2000 as an engineering intern and signed on full-time in 2001 as a process engineer in the Lumirror Division. In 2010 he shifted back to the Torayfan Division as a product manager. He holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Rhode Island.

Toray has also announced the promotions of Chris Voght to senior director of sales in the Torayfan Division and Lauritz Goodrich to senior manager of the Strategic Alliance Group.

"Chris Voght, Franco Chicarella, and Lauritz Goodrich have all demonstrated a level of commitment, competency, and success that has been beneficial to our customers and to Toray," says Chris Roy, general manager of the Torayfan Division. "Each has grown as a leader, and we look forward to their continuing success with the company."