The Fluid Sealing Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Raty as President of its Board of Directors. Mr. Raty is Vice President of Slade, Inc. in Statesville, North Carolina.
Mr. Raty joined Slade in 1996 and is currently the Vice President, responsible for global expansion as well as the day to day operations. Slade’s exports now make up over 60% of their business and cover over 55 countries throughout the world. In the past five years, Mr. Raty has traveled to over 40 countries establishing distribution for the company.
Previously, Mr. Raty worked for a large publishing firm in New York for 13 years, where his experience included expansion within a network of over 100 branches in over 230 countries. He was also heavily involved in the management of funds and real estate.
Mr. Raty also serves the Fluid Sealing Association as a member of the Strategic Planning,Government Affairs, and Marketing Committees.
The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) is an international trade association. Members are involved in the production and marketing of virtually every kind of fluid sealing device in the world today, including mechanical packings, gaskets, seals and expansion joints. Its membership, composed of the foremost companies of the industry, represents over eighty-five percent of the North American Market.
For further information, visit their web site at www.fluidsealing.com.