The Partner Companies Welcomes Luis Demetrio Gomez to Drive UPG Strategic Growth

Demetrio Gomez will help grow UPG’s global leadership in delivering quality plastic components and assemblies to industries worldwide.

Houston, March 11, 2024 — UPG, an advanced manufacturer of The Partner Companies (TPC), announces Luis Demetrio Gomez as group president. In this role, Luis will lead efforts to drive operational and strategic growth for UPG.

For nearly 70 years, UPG has served a global clientele as a leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic injection-molded components and assemblies. The company has established a trustworthy reputation for delivering high-quality, precision solutions for various sectors including data centers, automotive, clean energy, health care, industrial and more.

The company prioritizes innovation and technology, continuously investing in cutting-edge equipment and manufacturing processes to keep pace with and surpass evolving industry standards. Delivering concept to completion services, UPG maintains rigorous quality control standards and certifications to ensure product reliability and durability with a zero-defect philosophy.

“Luis’ broad experience in serving customers and leading teams at advanced manufacturing companies makes him an ideal fit to lead UPG,” said Scott Bekemeyer, TPC co-chairman and founder. “Under his leadership, UPG will continue to grow as a preferred global partner to meet the needs of customers across industries.”

UPG is a proud member of TPC, a global diversified manufacturing company that creates specialty technical products to innovators in the aerospace, defense, clean energy, medical, technology and telecom industries. UPG is one of 10 operating companies within TPC. TPC supports each member entity with expertise in business growth, finance, human resources and supply chain management.

“I am excited to join and help lead the world-class UPG team,” said Demetrio Gomez. “Given the state of the market and UPG’s expertise in delivering concept to completion services for customers, we are well positioned to respond to the growing need for advanced manufacturers worldwide.”

Demetrio Gomez brings over 15 years of experience in leading various manufacturing organizations to achieve revenue growth and high-performance cultures. He will be instrumental in driving sustained excellence, profitability and growth for UPG and its stakeholders.

In prior roles, Demetrio Gomez has served as CEO, president and vice president of advanced manufacturing organizations who serviced the aerospace, defense, medical, oil and gas, data centers, logistics and transportation industries. Demetrio Gomez received an MBA from Dartmouth College and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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About The Partner Companies

The Partner Companies (TPC), a global diversified manufacturing company that creates mission-critical solutions for innovators in the aerospace, defense, clean energy, medical, and technology industries.  Founded in 2010, TPC has grown into an international leader with 10 specialty manufacturers in the United States, China, Wales, and Mexico: E-Fab, Elcon, Fotofab, Lattice Materials, LT Precision, Microphoto, Optiforms, PEI, Pinnacle Precision and UPG. TPC’s specialty manufacturers specialize in photochemical etching, ceramic metallization, crystal growth and electroforming along with core manufacturing capabilities such as injection molding, machining, metal fabrication and finishing. TPC supports each member entity with expertise in business growth, operations, finance, human resources, supply chain management and more. For more information about TPC and its specialty manufacturers, visit

About UPG

At UPG’s state-of-the-art facilities in Texas, the United Kingdom and China, an experienced engineers deliver concept to completion services for customers worldwide. UPG is a single-source supplier for high volume, precision injection molding, value-added assemblies and contract manufacturing, including design, prototyping, tooling design and manufacture. Its expertise in processing high-performance engineering resins and manufacturing high quality, precision parts has made UPG the plastic injection molding OEM of choice for customers in the data center, automotive, health care, energy and industrial sectors around the globe.