Dow Changes Leadership at Edina Operations
Tom Bass was named site leader for Dow Water Solutions’ Edina Operations, replacing Harry Engelhardt, Jr., who was named site leader for Dow’s Texas City Operations, according to a March 10 release from the company. Bass also was named site director for FilmTec and operations director for Specialty Polymers.
Bass began his career as an alternating term co-op in Michigan Division in 1984, and is a registered professional engineer in California. He has held a variety of manufacturing roles in California at the Pittsburg, Torrance, and Long Beach sites, as well as the DowElanco site in Indianapolis. In 1995, Bass moved to Freeport where he served as global improvement leader for Polycarbonate and later as production leader for Freeport Polycarbonate. Later, Bass became European supply chain manager for Engineering Plastics in Horgen, Switzerland, and Asia new business development director for Engineering Plastics in Hong Kong. Most recently, Bass was director for the Acrylics, Solvents and Amines Technology Center.