Each year, PF editors comb through a long list of nominees with a wide range of skill sets to select the 40 Under 40 class. This year's finalists include engineers, operations managers, chemists, general managers, sales professionals and entrepreneurs working in the finishing industry.
Editor-In-Chief, Products Finishing
The company has promoted Senior Sales Manager, Dave Smith to Sales Director.
Bowman, a manufacturer of XRF quality control instruments, has appointed Ryan Ahrens as sales and support engineer.
Vollrath Manufacturing Services has expanded its sales team, with Rosie Hawk and Benjamin Derouin as regional sales managers and Lucas Raube as an inside sales/business development representative.
The company has announced the addition of Chris Gregory to its Inside Sales and Service department.
Univertical Corp. has hired Bharat Rajghatta as Regional Sales Manager, selling all product lines.
NASF is hosting a web-based course on chromium plating skills the first four Tuesdays and Wednesdays in November for operators, supervisors and sales personnel. Registration ends October 20th.
Well-designed racking is an important part of any finishing operation. Richard Lang, who handles technical sales for EPSI’s racking and hanging division, offers insights for designing an effective racking system.
Asterion recently hired industry-veteran Brian Peterson as a new Technical Sales Representative. He will provide customer support in Wisconsin, northern Illinois and eastern Minnesota.
Superior Abrasives has appointed Industrial Sales Group as its sales and application development representatives in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
Haviland Products Company recently hired Alex Beck as a technical sales account manager. The company hopes to continue expanding its surface finishing market.
Jerry Burchett began his career in the paint and powder industry in 1982.
The hires and appointments include a ServiceNet technician and three regional salespeople.
Changes include promotions to various sales, marketing and quality positions.
The company says the move will also allow it to provide additional service to an expanding customer base.
Highly recognized globally as an industry expert in metal finishing, Acme VP of Sales & Maketing Joe Saad has been instrumental in the development polishing automation solutions for automotive trim, truck bumpers, aluminum wheels, plumbing components, hand tools and builders' hardware during his career.
Col-Met’s webinar-based training program provides training to expand finishing product knowledge and best practices for sales and service technicians.
Organic Dyes and Pigments (ORCO) has hired Vince Hankins as vice president of sales, responsible for all of ORCO’s sales and marketing management.
Ronatec, a supplier of of metal finishing chemicals and equipment to the automotive, aerospace, hardware, and porcelain enameling sectors, has joined the Uyemura distribution network.
Ruff appointed Ransohoff regional sales manager.
McNulty will focus on Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan region.
Family owned and operated, Miami-based industrial chemicals and finishes distributor provides sales, service and consulting to the industrial paint and finishing markets in Florida.
Robert Coleman will be responsible for XRF instrument sales and service in the U.S. and Canada.
Luke Downing has experience working with distributors as part of inside sales team.
Specialty chemicals and equipment company has management changes in sales and marketing.
Bill Van Buren has more than 40 years experience in finishing applications and processes.
Mibus President Sean Bustard joins Coventya as regional sales manager.