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Glenguard FR team adds industrial laundry veteran

Ron Payne will promote end-user brand awareness in Texas gulf region.

7th June 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Glen Raven, NC


Ron Payne will promote end-user brand awareness in Texas gulf region. © Glen Raven Technical FabricsRon Payne has joined Glen Raven Technical Fabrics (GRTF) as a Business Development Manager for the company’s GlenGuard brand of flame-resistant and arc-resistant fabrics, which are used to make protective apparel.

Payne previously held multiple sales and business development positions with G&K Services, a premiere industrial launderer and provider of protective workwear solutions. Payne also served as GM of Business Development for DriFire, a manufacturer of flame-resistant apparel, where he was responsible for oil and gas sector business development.

“Ron brings nearly two decades of experience in the flame-resistant workwear business to this new role. His proximity to end-users, along with his unique understanding of the industrial laundry segment, will add great value to our team,” commented Harold Hill, President of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics

Payne will manage GlenGuard’s end-user and supply-chain brand development activities, including marketing, external relations, and product education and training. Payne will be based in Longview, TX. He joins current GRTF GlenGuard team members, Jeff Michel (VP, Protective Fabrics), Rich Lippert (Technical Director, Protective Fabrics), and Andrew Medley (Business Manager, Protective Fabrics).

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