media release

Date: November 5, 2020
Contact: Courtney Karr, Director of Marketing and Education, +913.345.1005


IAPD Welcomes Stephen Garmon to Board of Directors

OVERLAND PARK, KS - The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD), the international trade association comprised of companies engaged in the distribution and manufacturing of performance plastics, is pleased to announce that Stephen Garmon of Primex Plastics Corporation has been approved via an electronic vote of the membership to serve a two year term on the IAPD Board of Directors beginning November 5, 2020.

Garmon has been with Primex Plastics Corporate since 2019 as the national distribution manager. Prior to Primex, he worked for Evonik Cyro, LLC for 10 years in roles including distribution channel management, North American sign segment manager and territory manager. Garmon holds degrees in Economics and Philosophy from Georgia State University and an MBA from Mercer University.

“Stephen 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 industry 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 performance plastics 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. For more information, visit

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