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Vern Meurer Champion Profile

Vern Meurer, Vice President/Owner

Con-Tech Plastics

Alma Mater: University of Louisville BCHE

How did you become involved in the plastics industry?

Was employed by Amoco Chemicals as a chemical engineer in the Propellant Division. Amoco began buying molders and I was transferred to the Plastics group about 1967. Been in plastics ever since.

What is your favorite part about your current role?

Challenge of running a company and keeping up with the changing environment of the times and industry.

What has been your proudest moment at your current organization?

Closing each year with a profit

At work, what are you most known for among your colleagues?

Maintaining a happy and enjoyable work place.and environment

How do you define success?

Being happy with what you are doing.

What book are you currently reading?

Currently nothing. When not at the plant I'm enjoying family.

What other groups or organizations are you active in?

Board member Brea Chamber of Commerce, Board member of U of L Southern California alumna Assn, Knights of Columbus, active church member.

If you weren't in the plastics industry, what would you be doing?

Retired

What is your favorite thing or story about the MAPP organization?

I like the various webinars and the forums

How have you received value from the MAPP organization? What are the greatest benefits you currently receive?

Webinars, active forums, ability to communicate with other members.