Meet Our Newest Sales Team Member

Soltex is pleased to announce the appointment of Asa Diskin as Sales Representative.  He joins Soltex after spending several years in the chemical industry increasing his roles of responsibility.   His most recent role was Sales Manager for Chemlock Metals along with additional duty as International Logistics Manager.  Asa earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and has certifications for D.O.T. Hazmat Employee and ISO 9001-2015 General Manager.


As Sales Representative, Asa will be responsible for managing and promoting all Soltex products with an emphasis on our Paint & Coatings products. Asa will work from his home office in Cincinnati, OH and will report to John Grimes, Director of Sales.


Please Welcome Asa to Soltex!


Soltex, Inc. Hires New Market Analyst

Soltex is happy to announce the appointment of Aklia Henson as Market Analyst.  She joins Soltex after 5 years’ experience with increasing responsibility in marketing for Hempel Inc.  Her most recent was Marketing Operations Lead. Aklia’s experience is enhanced by her Bachelor degree in Business Administration in Marketing with a minor in Management from Sam Houston State University.  She also earned certifications for Lean Six Sigma, Leadership Development and Marketing.


As Market Analyst, Aklia will be responsible for analyzing Soltex key markets and products, utilizing eChempax to identify and develop key metrics for opportunity development and growth.  Aklia will report to John Grimes, Director of Sales.


Please Welcome Aklia to Soltex!

Transformer Technology

What’s the state of the art for mineral insulating oils?

Ed Casserly, Senior Scientist at Ergon Refining, Inc. (a Soltex manufacturing partner) takes a deep dive into refining technologies and functional properties in his article, “Mineral Insulating Liquids – Where They Are From, Where They Are Going.

Read the full article here.

You’ll gain a better understanding of the refining processes used to manufacture these liquids, as well as the specifications in the standards and how they relate to performance.

For more information on our complete line of products, see Transformer Liquids and HyVolt.



Soltex, Inc. Announces Appointment of Glenn Bohny as President

Soltex, Inc. announced that Glenn Bohny was recently appointed President of the company. Bohny has been with Soltex for five years, serving as Advisory Board member, Commercial Vice President, and Vice President & General Manager. He is based at Soltex’s headquarters in Houston, TX.


“Obviously, assuming this role during a global pandemic adds a new level of complexity to his job,“ said Soltex CEO Tony Massoud. “But Glenn is up to the challenge. His skills and knowledge have already provided steady leadership in this time and will continue to serve Soltex well as he directs our initiatives for growth, innovation, and customer service.”


Bohny is an industry veteran with 30 years of experience in business strategy development, negotiation, and chemical purchasing. He has successfully built and managed global sales and customer service teams that excel in meeting customer needs and adding value to their products.


Prior to joining Soltex, Bohny served as Global Sourcing Director for OMNOVA Solutions Inc. and as Vice President of TPC Group (formerly Texas Petrochemicals). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Texas Tech University.