American Polyfilm Appoints John Ehmann to Newly Created Position of VP and General Manager

BRANFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#americanpolyfilmAmerican Polyfilm, Inc., a leading manufacturer of custom specialty polyurethane films, announced that John C. Ehmann has joined the company in the new role of Vice President and General Manager. Ehmann’s 25-plus years of progressive experience include executive roles in operations, sales, business development and general management. He has an established track record across multiple industries of significantly improving metrics in sales, productivity, financials and customer retention.

“As a family-run business, American Polyfilm has had tremendous growth and success. Adding John fills our need to gain broader industry experience and perspectives, strengthen our senior management team and position us for continued growth and global market expansion,” stated Victor Cassella, President and Founder of American Polyfilm.

“I welcome this opportunity to join a thriving business and collaborate with an established, seasoned management team,” stated Mr. Ehmann. “American Polyfilm is uniquely positioned to provide outstanding service, quality and value for customers requiring engineered film solutions. We will continue focusing on strategic opportunities and investments in our employees, customers, markets and technologies to realize the company vision.”

Prior to joining American Polyfilm, Ehmann served 11 years in various executive roles with specialty plastics manufacturer, Mativ (a Stevens Urethanes, Argotec, and SWM International business unit), in Greenfield, MA. Prior to this, John spent eight years in the services industry with Aramark Cleanroom Services and six years in general management and operations with General Chemical. John has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University, an M.B.A. from Kenan Flagler School of Business at UNC Chapel Hill, and earned his lean manufacturing Six Sigma certification from Villanova.

About American Polyfilm, Inc.

American Polyfilm, Inc. is owned and managed by two generations of lifelong Branford residents, Victor Cassella and his sons, Matthew and Paul Cassella, and daughter-in-law Larysa Cassella. American Polyfilm produces made-to-order, polyurethane film in a range of thicknesses that are sold throughout the U.S. and internationally. Polyurethane films are used in a variety of industries, including textile, medical, food service, apparel, military, marine, automotive and aerospace. American Polyfilm is an ISO 9001-2015 certified company established in 1998. For more information, visit:


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