James Del Piano
James Thomas Del Piano received his BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA in 1979.He started his professional career with Milliken and joined Celanese as Process and Quality Engineer with Cellulose Acetate in 1980, moved to Polyester production with Hoechst Celanese in 1988 as Site Engineering and Maintenance Manager and Operations Manager for Polyester Staple.
In 2000, he became Tire Cord Business Director with KoSa, Technology Licensing Business Director and then Director of Manufacturing PET Bottle Resin with Invista and joined Western Nonwovens as Director of Operations in 2004.
In Kordsa Global, he was appointed as Regional Manufacturing Manager, North America in March, 2009. Since November, 2009 he had been holding Operations Director, North America position. As of July 2015, he was appointed to Chief Operating Officer, North America.