Global Director of Research & Development
Arturo Valencia, Global Director of Research & Development for Dura-Line Corporation. Dura-Line is a leading international manufacturer and distributor of communication and energy infrastructure products and systems including conduit, cable-in-conduit, pipe, and accessories, with locations worldwide. Arturo has over 34 years of experience in the plastics industry, he joined Dura-Line Corporation USA in 1996 from the Condumex Research & Development Center in Mexico. Arturo received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from La Salle University in Mexico City, earned his MBA from the University of Tennessee, and he is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. From all his years in the plastics industry, he has been working in Plastic Pipe Extrusion for 24 years focused on the development of new products and manufacturing processes. He currently resides in Knoxville, TN with his family and works at the Research & Development Center of Dura-Line located in Clinton, TN.