Aurora Plastics announces the appointment of Dr. Mauricio Gonzalez as technology manager in its Marieville, Québec, facility. Gonzalez will be responsible for formulating products, working with operations on scale-ups, overseeing product quality and providing technical assistance to internal procurement and sales departments, as well as to customers.
“We are thrilled to have Mauricio join our team,” says Matthew Kuwatch, Sr. Vice President – Marketing, Innovation, and Business Development, Aurora Plastics. “His experience and management skill set will enhance our formulation processes and continue to add value to our customers.
Dr. Gonzalez joins Aurora Plastics from Gurit Americas Inc. in Magog, Québec, where he most recently served as R&D coordinator. In that role, he led a team developing products in the composite materials sector.
Dr. Gonzalez has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Université de Sherbrooke in Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada, focusing on polymer blends. He also holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of the Andes, and bachelor’s of applied science in chemical engineering from the University of America.