Spartech Announces Michael Reed as a Vice President

Spartech, a St. Louis, Missouri-based leading manufacturer of engineered thermoplastics and custom packaging solutions, has announced that Michael Reed has joined the Spartech executive team as vice president of business management, M&A and sustainability.

In his role, Reed will be responsible for business managers and general managers within Spartech’s new business teams, including the Cell Cast Acrylic, Royalite®, Thick Gauge Sheet and Specialty Films product lines; and for plant locations Salisbury, Maryland; Manitowoc and Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin; and Muncie, Indiana.

“Mike will leverage his over 20 years of proven plastics compounding, extrusion, and packaging experience to help shape plant and product line growth,” said Spartech CEO John Inks. “He will also be instrumental in cross-functionally developing and overseeing our sustainability strategy and initiatives, will be responsible for the mergers and acquisitions pipeline, and will act as Integration Lead for businesses acquired by Spartech.”

With a 17-year Spartech tenure, Reed also has served as VP of business development at Graham Packaging, where he launched and led a new food packaging business based on ground-breaking polyethylene terephthalate (PET) technology. Most recently, he was with Tekni-Plex as VP of market development, where he built and led strategic initiatives in growth, acquisitions and sustainability.

Reed holds a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

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