PMM veteran Malloy joins Next Step Communications

April 26, 2021
He has purchased an equity stake and joins the advertising and PR agency as a partner.
Plastics Machinery & Manufacturing
Mark Malloy
Mark Malloy

Next Step Communications Inc. announced that Mark Malloy has purchased an equity stake and is joining the agency as a partner.

Malloy has had a long career in plastics industry marketing and advertising, including roles with Progressive Components, Plastics News and Plastics Machinery Magazine (as it was known before the name changed to Plastics Machinery & Manufacturing).

“2021 is a big year for Next Step,” said Greg Hannoosh, Next Step’s founder and president. “We are entering our 25th year in business, and I’m excited to be bringing Mark on board as a partner. He is a true professional who understands B2B marketing and has spent his entire career in the plastics industry.”

Malloy will work from his home office in the Chicago suburbs for Next Step, which is a full-service advertising and public relations agency with clients in industries including plastics, packaging and electronics, and it is headquartered in Kittery Point, Maine.