Vice President – Polystyrene
Tim Barnette is Vice President – Polystyrene of AmSty. He was appointed to this position in 2012.
Previously, Mr. Barnette served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nexpak, Inc, a global packaging firm based in Duluth, Georgia, focused on entertainment media case manufacturing. Before joining Nexpak, Mr. Barnette was Vice President, Sales & Marketing with media packaging manufacturer Atlanta Precision Molding Company.,Ltd, a joint venture of Mitsubishi Corporation and Sumitomo Heavy Industries.
Prior to serving in the media packaging industry, Mr. Barnette worked as a commercial executive in Huntsman Chemical Corporation’s polystyrene and polypropylene businesses; in Chesapeake, Virginia and in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Barnette entered the petrochemical industry in 1981 as a LLDPE/LDPE product engineer in Freeport, Texas with the Dow Chemical Company, before moving into commercial roles marketing LDPE, PS, and ABS resins in Dow’s Atlanta Sales Office in 1984.
Mr. Barnette holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.