Coates brings extensive industry experience to her new role, having worked with industry adhesives and sealants manufacturer, Franklin International. During her tenure with Franklin, Coates served on the TLMI Environmental Committee and was an active member of the association.
TLMI President, Linnea Keen, comments, “I’m thrilled to have Dale as part of the TLMI team. In the past, Dale and I worked together as co-suppliers in the materials manufacturing space and I was always so impressed with her extensive technical expertise and professional acumen. She has a PhD in Polymer Science and was an instrumental member of the TLMI Environmental Committee, helping to drive the committee’s early initiatives in sustainability and recycling forward. Dale also has a background in sales, technical support and marketing and her interpersonal skills will be a core part of expanding TLMI’s reach with existing members, in addition to prospective members, across the North American marketplace.”