DUNMORE Appoints Thomas S. Rimel, Jr. as President
Thomas Rimel has been named the president of Dunmore. With more than 20 years of industry and cross-functional experience, Rimel along with the Dunmore leadership team will continue to grow the Dunmore business through close collaboration with their customers and producing market leading products.
Bristol, PA, March 11, 2020 – Dunmore announced today that Thomas S. Rimel, Jr. has been chosen as the new president. Prior to his new role, Rimel held the Chief Operating Officer position with Dunmore since 2017. With over 20 years of industry and leadership experience, he is well positioned to lead the evolution and growth of the organization.
Rimel attended the University of Maryland where he earned a B.S. In Chemical Engineering and later earned an M.B.A. from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. He started his career working in technical and commercial roles for companies such as DuPont, International Paper, and Adhesives Research, Inc. Since joining Dunmore, Rimel has held leadership roles in sales, operations, and research and development. Rimel has played an integral role in the strategy and execution of sales growth in new markets, manufacturing improvements, and strategic acquisitions.
Rimel’s cross functional experience at Dunmore in combination with new tools brought in by parent company Steel Partners will be invaluable for the future success of the organization. Dunmore’s sustained success has come from the company’s strong partnerships, emphasis on product development, process capabilities, and operational efficiencies. Rimel’s new leadership of Dunmore will continue to build on this foundation to ensure the future success of the organization.
Rimel said, “It is an honor to have the opportunity to lead the organization. I have the utmost respect for my colleagues past and present that have built a solid organization and taught me so much. I look forward to leading the continued improvements in all aspects of our business and growing more valuable to our customers.”
Dunmore is a global manufacturer of engineered coated and laminated films and foils. Dunmore offers film conversion services such as coating, metalizing and laminating along with contract film manufacturing and custom film product development. Dunmore produces coated film, metallized film and laminating film substrates for the aircraft, spacecraft, photovoltaic, graphic arts, packaging, insulation, and electronics industries. Dunmore is a Steel Partners company, ISO 9001:2015 and OSHA VPP Star certified.
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