Former president of George Ford & Sons, Tom Ford, has been appointed as fused silica product manager at Morgan Advanced Materials’ Haldenwanger business. This bolsters Morgan’s position in the fused silica roller industry, through his extensive experience, according to the company.

A son of the founder of George Ford & Sons, Ford built his career for more than 40 years and has worked in all aspects of the business. He will be in prime position to represent Morgan in this demanding industry, according to the company.

The demand for fused silica rollers is rising, with the fused silica market expecting to grow 5.9 percent per annum, according to Morgan. The company’s Haldenwanger business already has a significant presence in Europe and Asia.

“I am looking forward to beginning this new chapter of my career with Morgan Advanced Materials.” says Ford. “I cannot wait to get started. The market is constantly changing, and my new role will involve a lot of consultations. I will be working mainly in North America in this role, and with my experience, I’ll be able to help customers save time and cost on fuse silica applications. I am very excited about working with Morgan.”


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