MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J.
, Mar. 20, 2014 Honeywell
announced today that it has appointed Gary Skwarek as technology manager for the Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT) Healthcare & Packaging business.In this role, Gary will lead a global team of application development engineers involved in application development and technical service, while closely interfacing with the Marketing, Sales, Operations and Technology functions within the business. He will be primarily responsible for new application development for healthcare and medical packaging offerings, including Honeywell's Aclar® film, a clear, moisture-barrier material used extensively in thermoformed pharmaceutical packaging.Mr. Skwarek has served in multiple leadership positions in package development, including posts at L'Oreal USA, Combe, Avon Products, Colgate-Palmolive and Schering Plough Healthcare Products.Most recently, Mr. Skwarek worked at Merck & Co. Inc, as Associate Director, Global Animal Health Package and Device Development, where he was responsible for directing development scientists, engineers and consultants to develop new packaging platform technologies.Gary holds a bachelor's degree in packaging science from Rochester Institute of Technology.Aclar films are based on poly-chloro-tri-fluoro-ethylene (PCTFE) fluoropolymer technology and have excellent moisture barrier and chemical stability properties. For more than 40 years, Honeywell and Aclar have been the trusted choice for pharmaceutical packaging. Today, Aclar thermoformable films are used in a broad range of markets including originator pharma, generic pharma, over-the-counter (OTC), and animal health packaging
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