ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – (February 14, 2014) – Paul Shacklady has joined Hudson Technologies as the Director of Manufacturing Engineering.

Shacklady is responsible for leading the Engineering, Tool Room and Maintenance teams. The Engineering team at Hudson Technologies includes manufacturing engineering, tool design and project management. The Tool Room includes tool and die making and the Hudson Technology Tool and Die Maker Apprenticeship program.

He comes to Hudson Technologies with more than 25 years of manufacturing experience that includes plant operations and tool room management. Previously, he was with Elkay Manufacturing Company in Spokane, Wash., where he served in a variety of roles for its three facilities including plant manager, tooling engineering manager, tool room manager, technology center manager and maintenance manager.

Shacklady holds a Master of Business Administration in Engineering Technology from Liberty International University Graduate School of Business and Technology in Tampa, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Durban University of Technology, South Africa.

Paul and his wife reside in Palm Coast, Fla.