Shelton, CT, October 20, 2023
Mica Corporation, a leading manufacturer of innovative water-based primers and coatings for the global flexible packaging industry, is proud to announce the appointment of Jaclyn Epstein as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Jaclyn represents the third generation of the Siegel family leading Mica since it was founded 52 years ago. This strategically positions Mica for continued success, solving the industry’s toughest adhesion and sustainability challenges.
Jaclyn has been with Mica Corporation since 2016, working in leadership roles across the business to grow relationships with customers and expand the brand. She brings a strong foundation of experience with General Electric (GE) in global communications, public affairs, and digital strategy.
Jeff Siegel, President of Mica Corporation, said, “Mica has a long track record of success working closely with our customers to understand their needs and develop innovative solutions. Jaclyn brings both passion and experience to lead Mica’s team and continue this legacy.”
Jaclyn is committed to leading and developing the next generation of industry leaders with the Technical Association for the Paper and Pulp Industry (TAPPI) and Flexible Packaging Association (FPA). She has been recognized as one of TAPPI’s Top Outstanding Young Professionals and serves on the Young Professionals Division and International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division Councils. Jaclyn is also a member of FPA’s Emerging Leadership Council, working on advocacy efforts related to sustainability in flexible packaging.
Jaclyn said, “Mica’s team is committed to delivering innovative solutions, technical expertise and customer service that exceeds expectations. We are excited to work with our customers and partners to create a sustainable future for Mica and the flexible packaging industry.”
Mica Corporation has been solving the flexible packaging industry’s toughest adhesion challenges since 1971. Mica’s innovative water-based primers and coatings are used in the manufacture of thin-film, lightweight, biodegradable, compostable, reusable, and recyclable packaging structures. All MICA products are backed by customized support provided by an award-winning technical team.