Argotec Inc. of Greenfield, Mass., has appointed Colin Chute to the position of senior process engineer for the company’s specialty film and sheet extrusion business.  His responsibilities will include process development and process improvement activities across all of the company’s product lines with initial focus on optical interlayer products used in glass lamination for safety glass applications.

Chute joins Argotec with more than 13 years of experience in extruded films for photovoltaic, automotive and architectural applications. He most recently worked for Specialized Technology Resources Inc., where he was responsible for managing and coordinating pilot plant trials, scaling up to production lines, and transfer and implementation of new products through the company’s worldwide facilities.

Chute will report to David Collette, vice president of manufacturing and technology.

Chute is a 2000 graduate of McMaster University.