Davis-Standard: New Facility and President in Asia
Davis-Standard, LLC, Pawcatuck, CT, USA, announced that Fred Pereira has joined the company as president of Asia. The addition of Pereira is an integral part of the company’s plan to increase the its presence in China and throughout the region. Davis-Standard will open a facility in Suzhou, China, which will be operational by the end of the year.
Pereira brings more than 30 years of business experience throughout Asia, working in various segments of the plastics industry including chemical and engineered materials, specialty additives, packaging, product development and manufacturing. Most recently, he served as vice president and general manager of the Global Fleet and Architecture division of Avery Dennison, Inc. in Shanghai, China. Prior to Avery Dennison, Pereira held leadership positions for Alcoa, Inc., Honeywell, Inc., and ICI Industrial Chemicals PTE LTD. He will lead efforts to expand regional capabilities in sales, service and process support. His responsibility includes oversight of the new 4,300 square meter (46,000 square foot) facility in Suzhou.
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