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Frank Kavanagh

ASTON, PENNSYLVANIA, U.S.A., July 21, 2011: Maguire Products, Inc. has promoted Frank Kavanagh to the position of vice president of sales, the company announced today.

Kavanagh will be responsible for Maguire’s sales activities worldwide and will directly supervise agents and distributors in the U.S., Latin America, and Australia, regions not served by the company’s Canadian, European, and Asian subsidiaries.

“Frank brings to this new position more than two decades of experience serving international users of plastics equipment,” said B. Patrick (Pat) Smith, vice president of marketing and sales. “He has played an important role in the strong growth of our sales during the past ten years and has led the commercialization of some of our most successful new products, such as the LPD™ vacuum dryer, the MGF™ gravimetric feeder, the MaxiBatch™ blender, and LineMaster™ extrusion control.”

Frank Kavanagh joined the plastics industry in 1988. For thirteen years he worked for blow molding equipment manufacturer Jomar Corp. and was the company’s national sales manager when he left to join Maguire in 2001. Prior to this new position, he has served Maguire as regional sales manager and then as national sales manager.

Kavanagh holds a degree in business administration from Ocean County (New Jersey) College. He has served on the national board of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association and is a member of SPI’s Equipment Council.


MAGUIRE PRODUCTS, INC., headquartered in Aston, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., is the world’s largest supplier of gravimetric blenders and liquid color pumps and also manufactures loading systems, dryers, auger feeders, and related equipment and software. Its customers include injection, blow, and rotational molders, extrusion processors, and compounders. Founded in 1977, Maguire operates six manufacturing facilities in Aston. The company maintains a network of distributors in the Americas and overseas and has three sales and service subsidiaries that stock, sell, and service auxiliary equipment systems from Maguire and its affiliate, Novatec, Inc.: Maguire Canada, Maguire Europe, and Maguire Asia. Visit

Maguire Products, Inc., 11 Crozerville Road, Aston, PA 19014 USA. Tel: 1-610-459-4300. Maguire Canada, 299 Basaltic Road, Unit 1, Vaughan, Ontario L4K 4W8. Tel: 905-879-1100. Maguire Europe, Vanguard, Tame Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77 5DY United Kingdom. Tel: 44-1827-265-850. Maguire Europe (Italy), Maguire Italia SRL, Via Cile, 14, 35127 Padova, Italy. Tel: 39-049-970-5429. Maguire Asia, Maguire Products Asia Pte Ltd., 45 Kallang Pudding Road, No. 01-02 Alpha Building, Singapore 349317. Tel: 65-6848-7117. Maguire Asia (China), Maguire Products Asia Co. Ltd., 7C-02 Majesty Building, 138 Pu Dong Avenue, Shanghai 200120 China. Tel: 86-21-588-23410.