Techmer PM Announces New General Manager for Latin America Region

January 11, 2023

Techmer PM names Ricardo Vásquez as the new General Manager for the Latin America Region, effective immediately.

CLINTON, TENN., Jan 11, 2023 – Leading North American polymer compounder and materials design firm, Techmer PM, has hired Ricardo Vásquez as its General Manager for the Latin America region, effective immediately.

Vásquez has extensive domestic and international experience in manufacturing, operations, multichannel product distribution, and sales. He worked with BASF Mexicana for two decades, with his most recent role being the Business Director, where he led and developed strategic goals for the Latin America region.

“Ricardo is an exceptional addition to the Techmer PM Latin America team, as he brings significant commercial and operations experience to Techmer. Ricardo’s team leadership will be instrumental in the execution of Techmer PM’s customer-centric growth strategy in the region”, said Michael McHenry, Chief Executive Officer of Techmer PM.

Reporting to McHenry, Vásquez notes that he’s looking forward to learning about Techmer PM’s culture, values, and strategic goals. “I’m excited to contribute to the company’s growth and get to know the great Latin American team to help bring more solutions to meet customers’ needs in that region”, he added.

Techmer PM’s Latin American team supports a growing customer base in Agriculture, Automotive, Healthcare, and Packaging.

Vásquez earned his master’s in business administration (MBA) from Universidad Mesoamericana and his master’s in Chemical Industrial Engineering from Universidad Rafael Landívar in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

About Techmer PM

Founded in 1981, Techmer PM, LLC, is a materials design company that specializes in modifying and fine-tuning the properties of technical polymers. The company thrives on partnering and collaborating with plastics processors, fabricators, designers, specifiers, and brand owners. Drawing on a broad portfolio of resins –– from polyolefins to PEEK –– Techmer PM helps manufacturers enhance product function and appearance in scores of end-use markets. The award-winning firm operates six North American plants and has extensive expertise in virtually every plastics- and fiber-related process, from additive manufacturing and blown film to nonwovens, injection molding, and sheet extrusion. Techmer PM has been recognized by Plastics News on its “Best Places to Work” list six times since 2014. Learn more by visiting


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