|Position||Director of Research & Development|
Arturo Valencia is Director of Research & Development for Dura-Line Corporation / Mexichem.
Dura-Line is a leading international manufacturer and distributor of communication and energy infrastructure products and systems including conduit, cable-in-conduit, pipe, and accessories. With locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India, Czech Republic, South Africa, and Middle East serving customers worldwide. Dura-Line is member of the Mexichem group, one of the biggest producers of plastic pipe and connections worldwide and one of the largest chemical and petrochemical companies worldwide.
Arturo has over 32 years of experience in the plastics industry, he joined Dura-Line USA in 1996 from the Condumex Research & Development Center in Mexico, Arturo received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from La Salle University in Mexico City, he earned his MBA from the University of Tennessee, and he is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. From all his years in the plastics industry he has been working in plastic pipe extrusion for 22 years focused in the development of new products and manufacturing processes