February 27 – Annual Business Luncheon


Event Details


Ryan Howley to address Chamber’s Annual Business Luncheon

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Annual Business Luncheon, Thursday, February 20, 2015, 11:30 a.m. at The Hollingsworth Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (Junior Achievement BizTown), 2135 N. Charles Seivers Blvd., Clinton.

The Chamber is pleased to welcome Ryan Howley, President of Techmer PM, the recipient of a recent visit from President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.After touring a portion of the facility, President Obama made a major announcement about the creation of a $250 million manufacturing innovation hub aimed at strengthening U.S. leadership in next-generation composite materials.

Ryan Howley’s key responsibilities at Techmer PM include sales and marketing leadership as well as global partnership management. Ryan also has oversight of all strategic planning activities as well as corporate culture initiatives, including the sustainability program.  He received his BS from the University of California, San Diego. Ryan’s career spans over twenty years within the plastics industry and includes a dedicated focus on masterbatch. Prior to his current role, Ryan held the title of vice president of marketing. In addition, he managed the Techmer PM office in Stuttgart, Germany, from 2004-2007 and opened the company’s São Paulo, Brazil, office in 2009.

Techmer PM, LLC, is a major producer of value-added masterbatch and engineered compounds for the plastics and fiber industries.  The company manufactures and sells masterbatch under its Techmer PM brand and engineered thermoplastic compounds through its Techmer ES subsidiary. The company has worldwide manufacturing capabilities focusing on high-performance applications where quality, technical support, and problem solving are critical.  Techmer PM was recognized by Plastics News on its “Best Places to Work 2014” list.

Chamber Board Chairman Stephen Harris will share our 2014 successes and 2015 Chamber goals and objectives.

To reserve your tickets, please contact the Chamber at 457-2559, email: accc@andersoncountychamber.org, or visit www.andersoncountychamber.org to pay online.   Tickets are $30 for Chamber members and $35 for guests.  Cancellation notice required 24 hours prior to event.

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce mission is to encourage economic development, government and community initiatives that result in prosperity for members and citizens of Anderson County.

The Chamber, “working for business since 1932”.