CALVERT CITY, KY - Estron Chemical Inc., Calvert City, KY, announced that Anna Chizhikova has joined the company as Applications Manager - Powder Coating Raw Materials.

Chizhikova has more than 20 years experience in powder coatings. She began her career in 1994 as a technician at the Ferro Corp. and advanced to R&D Technical Manager at Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings, a position that she held for a decade. Working in the architectural, automotive, general industrial, IT, furniture and functional coating markets, Chizhikova has managed multiple R&D projects that resulted in the commercialization of new cost-effective products, technology and processes.