Materia, Inc. Appoints New Vice President, Operations And Senior Sales Manager At Houston Facility

Materia, Inc. Appoints New Vice President, Operations And Senior Sales Manager At Houston Facility

PASADENA, Calif. (May 30, 2017) – Materia Inc., a leader in the development and manufacture of catalysts and advanced polymers, has appointed Neal Gilmore as vice president, operations, and Wesleyne Greer as senior manager, sales. Gilmore and Greer are based in Materia’s Huntsville, Texas, manufacturing facility.

With more than 25 years of experience in chemical process and manufacturing operations, Gilmore will oversee all aspects of Materia’s operations, including Grubbs Catalyst® product manufacturing in Pasadena, Calif. and Proxima® resin manufacturing at the Huntsville facility. Greer joins Materia with a decade’s worth of experience in the petrochemical industry and will support Materia’s Proxima resin customers in the oil and gas industry. 

Nitin Apte, Materia’s chief executive officer, said, “Neal and Wesleyne’s skills and experiences complement those of our rapidly growing workforce and we are pleased to welcome them to the Materia team. These key roles are located in the greater Houston area, which demonstrates our continued commitment to serving the increasing demand for our Proxima resin products in the region.”

Materia’s Proxima resins provide reliable, practical and economical solutions that solve major technology challenges in subsea thermal insulation, subsea buoyancy and downhole tools. Proxima resins are easily processed into durable polymer products that are ideal for use in extreme environments.

About Materia, Inc.

Materia, Inc. is one of the world's leading suppliers of high-performance catalysts and advanced polymers used to solve complex problems facing today’s chemical, electronic, energy, industrial, pharmaceutical and transportation companies. Materia's scientists work closely with customers to deliver customized solutions that meet cost and performance requirements. For more information visit:

Materia®, Materia Logo, Proxima® and Grubbs Catalyst® are registered trademarks of Materia, Inc. in the United States and other countries. 


For more information, contact:

Wesleyne Greer

Senior Manager, Sales

+1 832-998-4836