L-R: Dan Plona, MFG SVP purchasing; Jody Bevilaqua, Hexion COO; Terry Loy, Hexion corporate accounts manager; Richard Morrison, MFG president/CEO.


Hexion was honored as the 2017 Supplier of the Year at MFG’s annual Supplier Recognition Day. The winner is selected on the basis of dependable service, excellent technical assistance and competitive pricing.

Previously known as Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Hexion is a Columbus, Ohio-based supplier of epoxy resins.

In all, 22 suppliers were recognized with awards for their contributions. Representatives from each supplier team participated in a round of golf and dinner with MFG management at Quail Hollow Country Club. The winning team of Oleh Jacyszyn (Akzo Nobel), Chuck Lawson (MFG), Bill Radolec (Sherwin Williams), Tom Raffa (MFG) and Dan Plona (MFG), set a new Supplier Day record with a 10 under par score of 61 on the challenging Devlin/Von Hagge Course.

MFG’s SVP Dan Plona expressed appreciation on behalf of MFG to the Hexion team for “above and beyond” support that contributed to MFG’s success in fiscal year 2017.