Names in the news: Nordson, Teknor, Elevance Renewable Sciences, and more


Nordson Corp. has appointed Vitaly Ryzhiy to be regional sales manager for the company's polymer processing product lines. Ryzhiy will be responsible for sales activities across Russia for the Nordson BKG Extrusion Dies Industries, and the Kreyenborg, and Xaloy brands. These include a wide range of melt processing components, including underwater pelletizing and drying systems, flat extrusion and coating dies, melt filtration systems, gear pumps, melt valves, and screws and barrels for extrusion and molding.

"Vitaly brings twelve years of experience with plastics equipment sales and service, including compounding, processing, and packaging product lines," said Sergey Batenin, general manager of Nordson Russia. "As sales manager for our uniquely broad range of melt processing components, he will help customers take advantage of Nordson as a single source for multiple equipment needs."

Vitaly Ryzhiz previously spent seven years with the Moscow office of Coperion GmbH, first as sales representative, then as director of sales and service for the company's line of compounding, extrusion, and materials handling equipment. He entered the plastics industry in 2002 as sales manager and marketing engineer in Russia for injection molding machine builder Mannesmann Demag. Subsequently he was an equipment sales representative for Tetra Pak.
Read more