Constar Intl. has new manager for Atlanta plant
Constar International LLC, a global producer of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic containers and preforms for food and beverages, has chosen David Kerns to serve as plant manager of the Company’s Atlanta production facility.
Prior to joining Constar, Kerns was a plant manager for Trim masters, Inc., a joint venture of Toyota Boshoku and Johnson Controls. Kerns has also held operation positions with Johnson Controls, Kuhlman Plastic and Masco Corporation. Kerns brings to Constar extensive experience and leadership in Lean Manufacturing, having helped previous employers improve key operational metrics. In his new role with Constar, he is responsible for driving efficiency and process improvement at the Atlanta plant. Kerns is a graduate of Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia. Constar’s network of manufacturing locations includes eight in the United State and two in Europe. Constar manufactures PET bottles, containers, preforms, and PET material used in packaging.