Christine Ericksen Promoted to Vice President of MFG Research

Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG) announced that Christine Ericksen has been promoted to vice president of technology. Ms Ericksen will report directly to President and CEO Richard S. Morrison.

Christine EricksonMs Ericksen has served as laboratory director for MFG Research since 2016. She joined MFG in 2005 as an analytical chemist. In 2011 she transitioned to the position of materials scientist and was instrumental in the development of several advanced materials. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Thiel College. “During her 13-year tenure with MFG Christine has excelled as a team leader and scientist. We are confident in her abilities and pleased to have her join the senior management team”, says CEO Richard Morrison.

Ms Ericksen succeeds SVP Peter Emrich, a 40+ year veteran of MFG who has been instrumental in building MFG Research into an industry recognized leader in material development and testing. Mr. Emrich will continue in an advisory role.

“Pete’s deep and broad understanding of composite materials and processes has been a tremendous asset to MFG and the greater composites industry”, stated CEO Richard Morrison. “We are fortunate that he will continue a close association with the company, and wish him good health in the years ahead.”

In 2012 Emrich was inducted into the American Composites Manufacturing Association (ACMA) Hall of Fame for career contributions to the composites industry, and was previously honored with ACMA’s President’s Award.

About MFG
Molded Fiber Glass Companies is a leader in the field of reinforced plastics and composites, serving diverse markets with a variety of composite material systems and processes. A family-owned business for 70 years, the company has 13 operating entities throughout North America and is headquartered in Ashtabula, Ohio.

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