Emeryville, California (EastBayDaily) — Gasket Specialties, Inc. is pleased to announce that Paul Gutierrez has joined the company as General Manager of Gasket Specialties’ Emeryville, CA. Branch. He joined the company in December 2013.
He previously spent 32 years in the petrochemical industry employed with Tesoro Corporation in various management capacities including process operations and logistics. Prior to that, he was a part and full-time employee of Gasket Specialties from 1971 to 1982. As a family member of ownership, he will be following in the footsteps of his grandfather, father, and uncles in the gasket industry.
He started working part time while going to school at Mt. Diablo High in Concord, Ca. and Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Ca. He then became employed full-time working at what was then the only branch in Brisbane, Ca. In the following years, he was involved in the start ups of the Salt Lake City and Portland branches of Gasket Specialties. He is happy to be back where it all began and ready to carry on the tradition.