CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH - Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, has promoted Shamsi P. Gravel to Product Line Director of its K-FLEX® platform for the Americas. Gravel joined Emerald in 2009 as Product Line Manager and has been instrumental in shaping strategy and driving growth for the platform. 

Prior to joining Emerald, Gravel served The ChemQuest Group as a senior consultant specializing in the coatings, adhesives, resins and polymer industries. She also held various business and technical roles at Bostik Findley and Henkel (formerly National Starch).