MACON, GA, March 22, 2012 (Globe Newswire) -KaMin LLC, announced today that Warren McPhillips has joined the company as Vice President of Commercial. Mr. McPhillips will be responsible for all customer related functions, including sales, technical service, customer care and product management. He will be located at KaMin's Macon headquarters.
McPhillips joins KaMin with more than 30 years of experience in industrial minerals. Prior to joining KaMin, he spent nineteen years with the former ECC International and its subsidiaries, in a variety of commercial roles, including Senior Vice President of Sales and Mineral Exports. He later joined Omya, Inc., and most recently served as their Executive Vice President of the Paper Business Unit for the Americas. Mr. McPhillips holds a BS in Business Administration from Auburn University. He is a member of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), Paper Industry Management Association (PIMA), Southern Society for Coatings Technology, and the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology
Rankin Hobbs, CEO of KaMin LLC, states, "Warren brings a vast array of business experience that is closely aligned with the business needs of KaMin; we are very fortunate to add Warren to the KaMin team."
KaMin LLC is a manufacturer of high quality hydrous and calcined kaolin. With more than 70 years of experience, KaMin's reserves and proprietary processing technologies produce high quality kaolins for a variety of applications.
KaMin mines and produces its kaolin exclusively in the US and sells its products to all regions of the world. KaMin operates three kaolin plants -- Macon, Sandersville and Wrens -- and has been recognized not only as a leader in product quality but also in its safe mining practices for many consecutive years.
KaMin LLC is owned by IMin Partners of Fort Worth, Texas. IMin Partners is a private investment firm that concentrates its investments in specialty niches of the industrial minerals and specialty chemical industries.