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In Memory: Shini sales director Kevin Chudyk dies at 62

Issue: November 2018

Kevin R. Chudyk, sales director of Shini USA, the plastics division of Budzar Industries Inc., died Sept. 28 after a battle with cancer. He was 62.

Chudyk’s career in the plastics industry spanned more than 40 years, the last eight of them with Shini USA, based in Willoughby, Ohio. He started his plastics career working for his father at MKM, which later was sold to EMI Corp.

Prior to joining the plastics industry, he was a deep-sea salvage diver.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Dawn (Leininger) Chudyk; sons Kevin Jr. and Tony Chudyk; two grandchildren; and brothers George and Peter Chudyk.