Jim Johnston is Chief Innovation Officer at McElroy Manufacturing. In this role, he manages industry relations, standards, business intelligence, information systems and telecommunications, and new business development. Jim has a long, storied career in the Polyethylene industry, having served on a multitude of nationwide committees to advance the development and acceptance of HDPE in a variety of markets. NSF, ASTM, CSA, AWWA and others have all met Jim along the way. He has served as McElroy’s director of standards as w ell as head of manufacturing for 18 years.