media release

Date: May 19, 2016
Contact: Liz Novak, Director of Marketing and Communications, +913.345.1005


Jim Boehm Joins IAPD Board of Directors 

Overland Park, KS — The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD) is pleased to announce that Covestro LLC Managing Director Jim Boehm has joined its Board of Directors.

Boehm has been with Covestro LLC since 1990, including 12 years in the company’s polycarbonates business unit. Prior to being named managing director in 2014, he was vice president of production and technology of polycarbonate at Covestro’s Baytown, TX, USA, location. Boehm holds a chemical engineering degree from The University of Toledo and an MBA from Xavier University.

“Jim brings an excellent perspective to IAPD’s Board of Directors and I am pleased to welcome him,” said IAPD CEO Susan Avery, CAE. “His experience in the polycarbonate manufacturing business coupled with his company’s dedication to distribution as the way to market will be an asset to IAPD’s leadership.”

About IAPD

The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD), established in 1956, brings together distributors, fabricators, manufacturers, manufacturers’ representatives, recyclers and service providers in an environment which encourages a free flow of ideas and information that help members build their businesses. Every program and service we provide is designed with the simple goal of helping our members increase profitability. Membership in IAPD is an affordable business investment. IAPD provides training, connections with customers and suppliers and information about developments that impact the industry. What makes IAPD unique is a commitment to educating customers and other key end-users about plastics. In other words, IAPD works with members to build the demand for plastics. Central to this effort is the reinforcement of the value of distribution.

This release and more are available in IAPD’s Press Room.