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3737 Industrial Blvd.
Orangeburg, South Carolina,29118
Zeus Industrial Products, Inc., is headquartered in Orangeburg, SC, USA. Its core business is the development and precision extrusion of advanced polymeric materials. The company employs 1,250 people worldwide with manufacturing facilities in Aiken, Gaston, an... more.
History of Zeus | Zeus
1966 - After working for 10 years in the extrusion industry, Frank P. Tourville, Sr., founds Zeus in 1966 in Raritan, NJ. After acquiring his first extruder from Times Wire & Cable (Wallingford, Conn.), Mr. Tourville rents a facility and hires his first employee, Ray Coulombe.
Together, these assets - both people and machines - form the foundation of what would become Mr. Tourville's thriving business. 1968 - Zeus develops Sub-Lite-Wall® tubing - a tubing with super-thin walls. In conjunction with this development, Zeus manufactures PTFE 4:1 heat shrink tubing for intravenous catheters for Jelco - a division of Johnson & Johnson - and one of Zeus' first medical customers. 1972 - Mr. Tourville opens a second shift at Raritan. Zeus now has 17 employees working in production and related functions. 1976 - Mr. Tourville purchases the Raritan, NJ, plant and celebrates Zeus' 10th anniversary. Mr. Tourville along with Zeus' National Sales Manager John Worley personally deliver the order to Cook at an airport; the act cements Zeus' long-standing value of commitment to its customers - including the Cook Group, Inc. 1981 - Mr. Tourville visits South Carolina with the State Development Board to look at potential facilities for expansion. Mr. Tourville becomes Chief Executive Officer, and John Worley is named President and Chief Operating Officer. 1991 - Zeus celebrates 25 years in business, and Mr. Tourville is awarded the Key to the City of Orangeburg. PEEK extrusion process is also developed. Mr. Tourville is presented with DuPont's prestigious M.I. "Whitey" Bro Lifetime Achievement Award in Fluoropolymers, "for his contribution as a foundational pioneer to the fluoropolymer tubing market."
Frank Tourville, Sr.
Founder and Chairman Zeus Industrial Products, Inc.
Orangeburg, SC (January 13, 2016) - Frank P. Tourville, Sr., Founder and Chairman of the Board of Zeus Industrial Products, Inc., announced today that John Winarchick, President of Zeus, has been given the additional title of Chief Executive Officer.
His track record of strong performance and deep industry knowledge provides a seamless succession plan for our customers and employees," said Tourville. In response to his new role, Winarchick stated, "I am honored by Mr. Tourville's confidence in me. I'm excited about Zeus' future and I look forward to leading our 1,300 worldwide employees in continued service to our customers."
Latest News | MidlandsBiz
Frank Tourville Sr. is the owner of Zeus, a local advanced manufacturing company that specializes in Teflon extrusions.
Company | Zeus
Frank P. Tourville, Sr. worked in the polymer extrusion industry for ten years before creating Zeus from a desire to "do it better.