Columbia Chemical recently hired Mark Adams as technical sales representative, with responsibility for on-site sales and service for customers located in the Southeast U.S.
Adams brings 12 years of finishing engineering experience and 13 years of technical service and sales in the electroplating industry. He is a Certified Electro-Finisher (CEF) through AESF and a Certified Fastener Specialist (CFS) through the Industrial Fasteners Institute. Adams also holds a Six Sigma Green Belt certification. A resident of Kentucky, Mark graduated from Kentucky State University with a degree in manufacturing engineering technology, plus 60 hours in business administration from Western Kentucky University.
Sales Manager Tom Alderson says, “Mark’s expertise in this industry and his experience with technical trouble-shooting makes him a very insightful sales representative for our company.”
Columbia Chemical is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of zinc and zinc-alloy plating additives.
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