TAYLOR MILL, KY - The Powder Coating Institute announced its current Board of Directors and Executive Officers.

John Sudges, Midwest Finishing Systems, is the President. Ron Cudzilo, George Koch Sons, is serving as Vice President. Chris Merritt, Gema USA, is serving as Secretary/Treasurer, and John Cole, Parker Ionics, is Past-President.

In addition to the officers, serving on the Board of Directors for 2016 are: Kevin Biller, President, The Powder Coating Research Group Inc.; Greg Dawson, Eastern U.S. & Canada Sales Manager, Nordson Corp.; Shivie Dhillon, President, SunDial Powder Coatings; Craig Dietz, Product Manager, Axalta Coating Systems; Steve Kiefer, Powder Coatings Business Director, Powder Coatings N.A., Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc.; Suresh Patel, Business Manager, General Industry, Chemetall US Inc.; Paul West, Director of Marketing, Sun Polymers International Inc.; and PCI Legal Counsel, David Goch, Partner, Webster, Chamberlain & Bean.

The Powder Coating Institute is a non-profit technical and professional association that provides information and education on powder coating technologies worldwide.