16 November 2016 – EVERLAM announces that as of 7 November 2016, Raimond Starmans joined the company as Global Business Director reporting to CEO Harald Hammer.
This new appointment is a further step in the company’s strategic development of high customer service, excellent quality, superior reliability and great innovation for the laminated glass market. EVERLAM’s goal is to be the PVB interlayer brand of excellence.
Harald Hammer, EVERLAM CEO commented: “This year, EVERLAM has achieved a lot. We invested in our commercial and customer support organisations, simultaneously strengthened our technical service team and increased our R&D capabilities to accelerate the continuation of our new product development programme. In addition, the recent launch of EVERLAM™ QUIET, our acoustic solution for architectural applications, generated high interest from our customers who see increasing value is collaborating with EVERLAM. I am delighted to bring Raimond on board and rely on his background and expertise to take the sales and technical service teams further along our exciting journey.”
Raimond Starmans said: “When I met the EVERLAM team, I was immediately struck by the vitality of everyone in the company. I particularly appreciate the prevailing entrepreneurial spirit and drive to succeed in the PVB for laminated glass market. I will consolidate the sales and technical teams under my responsibility to enhance the operations, leverage the synergies and focus on serving our customers always better. I look forward to a great collaboration.”
EVERLAM is an innovative manufacturer of high-quality polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer for laminated architectural safety glass, dedicated to proposing high-value solutions, comprising quality products that are supported by outstanding technical expertise. Its portfolio includes EVERLAM™ CLEAR, EVERLAM™ WHITE and EVERLAM™ COLORED PVB interlayer, as well as EVERLAM™ QUIET, its new acoustic offering. EVERLAM™ PVB interlayer (formerly sold in Europe under the trademark Butacite®) is used by glass laminators worldwide to produce attractive, durable and high-performance architectural laminated glass products. The company’s commercial headquarters and technical center are located in Mechelen, Belgium. Its production plant is in Hamm Uentrop, Germany, where its PVB interlayer has been manufactured for over 25 years. All sites are ISO 9001 certified. EVERLAM was spun out of DuPont in 2014 and is wholly owned by GVC Holdings, a growth equity investment company specializing in the chemicals industry. For more, please visit www.everlam.com.