ACPO Names Director of R&D

Oak Harbor, Ohio – acpo, ltd. announces the naming of Tom Dupont as Corporate R&D Director.  Tom has been with acpo for three years and has led the team developing and commercializing multiple products lines including: High Barrier Flexible Packaging films, Anti-Counterfeit films, Laser Printable films and Digital overlaminates.

Tom has over twenty years experience in the pressure sensitive tape industry. Prior to joining acpo, he was Plant Manager at tesa tape, previously holding the positions of Process Engineering Manager and Coating/Converting Department Manager. Tom was also Coating Department Manager at Spinnaker Coating and a Technical Associate at Akrosil.

Currently Tom retains a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University, an MS in Aeronautical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and an MA in Religious Education from the Grand Rapids Baptist Theological Seminary. In sharing his knowledge of the PSA tape industry, he was also a faculty member for the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council.