[image_0] [image_1]Richard Chen has been appointed sales manager for China. Chen majored in chemical engineering from Shannxi University of Science and Technology. He has a strong background in thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) and polymers having worked in the field for nine years. Elasto have also appointed Alex Li as application engineer in China. Li is a graduate of Hefei University of Technology where he qualified with a B.Sc. in polymer material technology and engineering. Chen and Li will both be based at the company's new Foshan production facility in the Guangzhou area. The plant is currently being built with start-up planned for the second half of 2012.