Plaskolite Names Kevin Short President

The former Polymershapes executive took office April 24.
Plaskolite Names Kevin Short President

Plaskolite (Columbus, OH) announced that Kevin Short has been named president. Mitchell Grindley, who has been the company’s president and CEO since 2015, will continue to serve as CEO and work closely with Short moving forward.

Short comes to Plaskolite from Polymershapes, where he was President and CEO for more than two years. Before that, he spent 13 years with Laird Plastics (later North American Plastics) in a variety of sales and executive leadership positions. 

“I have known and worked with Plaskolite for almost two decades and have admired their leadership team, business practices, and dedication to customer service,” Short said. “I am thrilled to join the organization and look forward to working with Mitch and his team to continue to grow the business in exciting new ways.” Short is a two-term president of the International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD) and currently serves on the board of the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence, the research arm of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW). 

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