Jasper, Tenn., July 20, 2015 -O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leader in color masterbatches and custom compounds for the plastics processing industry, has announced the retirement of company president, Mark Bruner. Bruner is a 38-year veteran of the plastics industry and has been Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s president since 2005. He will be replaced by Doug Borgsdorf, who now assumes duties as the business unit director of O’Neil and Woodruff, both subsidiaries of Primex Plastics Corporation. Borgsdorf was previously president of Plastics Color Corporation and vice president of business development for PMC Global, Incorporated.

Doug Borgsdorf 1Upon his retirement Bruner stated, “It has been a great experience and honor leading Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s growth over the last 10-years and serving as part of the management team of Primex Plastics, our parent. We have a great team of people who have accomplished significant growth since I joined them in 2005.”

Bruner started his career in plastics as a sales representative for Shell Chemical in 1976 handling polystyrene and polypropylene customers in the mid-west.

Mike Cramer, President of Primex Plastics, stated, “Mark will surely be missed. His leadership made a significant contribution to Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s growth. We’re confident that the addition of Doug to our management team will help take O’Neil to a whole new level of product development, sales increases and service to our customers.

About O’Neil Color & Compounding

Originally founded in New York in 1957, O’Neil Color & Compounding, a division of Primex Plastics Corporation, operates lines in Garfield, New Jersey and Jasper, Tennessee, producing color concentrates, additive masterbatches and specialty compounds. They include high performance custom materials such as TPE/TPO/TPV elastomers, flame retardant olefins and styrenics, anti-stats, ESD’s and fully conductive compounds, and structural and wear resistant formulations for injection, extrusion, blow molding and rotational molding applications.

For more information contact Tim Talbott at (404) 914-1852 or visit www.primexcolor.com.