About Global Plastics

Creating Bespoke Polymer Solutions

The combination of our global sourcing reach, decades of plastics experience, and local presence enable us to bring unique solutions to our customers and exceed expectations.

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Who We are

Founded in 2008, Global Plastics, LLC is a leading plastics distribution company and part of the MGI International, LLC family of companies. With sales in over 70 countries, Global Plastics delivers solutions every day in both commodity (PE, PP, PS, PET) and engineered (ABS, PC, POM, Nylon, etc.) materials. In addition to the traditional polymer offerings, Global Plastics is also the leader in sustainable solutions including plant-based biopolymers, recycled plastics, and specialty “green” additives. Combining decades of experience, a world-class line card, and a best-in-class customer service has been a formula for success for Global Plastics and our customers!

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Our Team

Leadership section

Chris Guimond

Chris Guimond

President of Global Plastics, LLC

Christopher founded Global Plastics, LLC, now a wholly owned subsidiary of MGI International, in 2008 and is responsible for the management and oversight of all aspects of the business including purchasing, sales and logistics. Under Christopher’s leadership, Global Plastics, LLC has been one of the fastest growing companies in its sector and Christopher was instrumental in establishing the company’s global supply network with major petrochemical companies and building a salesforce and worldwide customer base in over 60 countries.

Previously, Christopher worked as a consultant and turn-around specialist to various plastic resin distribution companies after starting his career in the industry at a plastic resin distributor.

Christopher holds a Master and Bachelor of Science degree in Plastics Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He has several publications to his name and is well versed in many areas of plastics engineering from raw materials development to practical applications in medical devices and has received recognition for being a Master Molder.

David Guimond

David Guimond

Chief Operating Officer

As COO, David is responsible for leading all aspects of MGI’s operations including purchasing, sales, logistics and management of key supplier and customer relationships. With over 20 years of industry experience, David is a highly regarded industry thought leader and operations expert and his market insights are often coveted by senior executives across the petrochemical industry. During his 15+ years with the MGI family of companies, David has helped MGI solidify strong long-term relationships with key industry suppliers, customers, vendors and capital providers.

Prior to joining MGI’s Marco Polo subsidiary in 2006, David held positions as an engineer, senior salesperson and logistics manager at various chemical distributors and compounders. David attended the University of New Hampshire, Durham where he earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering.

Craig Wellen

Craig Wellen

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Craig is responsible for the overall financial management of MGI International and its subsidiaries, including accounting and financial reporting, treasury, tax, risk management and insurance, capital formation and M&A execution. An experienced operational leader with strong domestic and cross border transaction experience, Craig has led his last 3 companies as CFO through key transitions over the past decade. In addition to his role in the formation of MGI International, this includes the sale of BPL Global, an energy technology company, to Danaher and the recapitalization of Silicor Materials, a manufacturer of solar grade silicon.

Prior to his CFO roles, Craig served as an energy and power focused investment banker including as one of the founding partners of Greentech Capital Advisors, a leading investment banking firm focused on sustainable infrastructure that was sold to Nomura, as well as a senior investment banker at Citigroup and Societe Generale. Craig graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees from both the Wharton School of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Yasushi Kunitomi

Yasushi Kunitomi

Executive Vice President

As Executive Vice President (EVP), Kunitomi is responsible for international sales by utilizing the ITOCHU Group global sales network, and sourcing engineering plastics, high performance plastics and biopolymers from Asian suppliers into the North American market.

Prior to joining MGI International, Kunitomi worked for the ITOCHU Group in the plastics industry for nearly 30 years including 2 years in Houston, 5 years in Hong Kong and 7 years in Singapore.

He most recently served as a senior executive in ITOCHU’s energy and chemicals company. Kunitomi has a degree in economics from Waseda University, Tokyo and attended the executive education program at Harvard Business School.