SEKISUI Polymer Innovations, LLC Announces New European Business Development, Philippe Raynard

Monday, June 03, 2019

Philippe Raynard has joined SEKISUI SPI as their new European Business Development Representative. With over 25 years of expertise in the plastics and polymer industry, Raynard’s role is centered on strategic OEM development with a focus on Aviation Interiors in the European Market.

“I can’t express how excited we are to welcome Philippe Raynard to the SEKISUI SPI family. Philippe comes to us with a wealth of technical knowledge and business development experience across multiple markets. Most importantly, Philippe’s ethics and values are a perfect fit with the SEKISUI SPI culture,” said Ben Smalley, Aviation Market Business Manager.

Raynard was one of the catalysts who urged KYDEX® Thermoplastics out of North America and into Europe in 2005. His impressive history in the industry includes roles such as Technical Training Advisor, Commercial Technician, Product Manager, Product Department Manager, and most recently, IPC-CTI of Plastics and Composites.

As an advocate for KYDEX® Thermoplastics for many years, he will ensure customers have a valuable experience that is more than they can imagine.

“I’m very excited to continue my story in the plastics industry with KYDEX® Thermoplastics. I’ve been in the industry for many years and know it very well,” said Raynard when asked about his new role at SEKISUI SPI.

As SEKISUI SPI’s dedicated Aviation manufacturing representative, Raynard will assist with helping customers develop innovative solutions with KYDEX® Thermoplastics for their programs. With the growth of the global middle class putting the world’s population at an estimated 5.3 billion people by 2030, now is an excellent time for Philippe Raynard to step onboard and allow his knowledge and expertise to take wing in the aviation market.



SEKISUI SPI is a global thermoplastics leader that is changing manufacturing for the 21st century by challenging how to think, design, and create as a master supplier. Fueled by a team of over 300 dedicated professionals, SEKISUI SPI serves customers in 34 countries across a diverse spectrum of major industries including aviation, transportation, medical, agriculture and heavy equipment, and industrial equipment housings. With the collective power of KYDEX® and ALLEN® Thermoplastics product brands, we provide a unique understanding that is built on deeper perspectives resulting in better solutions for all. SEKISUI SPI is part of SEKISUI Chemical Company, an $11 billion global leader in plastics and chemicals. Visit for more information.