RUTHERFORDTON, NC – July 26, 2023 – We are proud to announce that David Behrens, Northeast Regional Sales Manager for Trelleborg Engineered Coated Fabrics, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Gasket Fabricators Association (GFA). The election took place at the GFA Spring Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
The GFA is a dynamic and forward-thinking trade association comprising organizations of all sizes involved in the gasket industry. It offers its members, including fabricators and suppliers, invaluable insights, tailored learning opportunities, collaborative discussions, and exclusive networking experiences. The GFA serves as a vibrant platform where leaders and managers in the gasket industry come together to inspire and spark ideas about innovation, sustainability, and growth.
With more than 35 years in the industry, David has become a leading figure in the world of polymer-coated materials and seals. His specialization covers markets as diverse as Aerospace, Safety, and a broad spectrum of Gasket & Seal applications.
Throughout his decade-long tenure at Trelleborg, David has traversed 46 states, offering his expertise to help solve application issues at the end-user level. Using Trelleborg's engineered coated fabrics, David and his skilled team have leveraged the company's unrivaled polymer expertise to deliver innovative solutions.
David's work at Trelleborg has been instrumental in advancing two flagship product lines, Fairprene® and FluoroSeal®. These high-performance materials provide maximum resistance to extreme conditions and substances, making them ideal for critical applications across various industries.
David is eager to serve on the GFA Board, where he will strive to create additional value for fabricators and Trelleborg. His expertise and dedication coupled with Trelleborg's extensive capabilities promise to drive progress and generate meaningful outcomes for the gasket industry.