ASHTABULA, OH — Chromaflo Technologies, Ashtabula, Ohio, has added Dipan Shrestha to its team as Product Development Specialist in the Coatings R&D department.

In his new position, Shrestha will provide developmental technical support to Chromaflo customers by designing, planning and executing project elements in both Chromaflo and customers’ laboratories and plants. Shrestha will be based out of Ashtabula, Ohio.

“We are thrilled to add Dipan’s background and technical experience in the coatings industry to our R&D bench,” said Scott Becker, President and CEO of Chromaflo. “Chromaflo strives to continuously improve our products to meet changing client and industry demands. Dipan’s expertise will position us to continue to deliver on those promises.”

Shrestha most recently held a role as Development Chemist for SOUDAL Accumetric located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, where he developed and designed new sealants, and formulated and matched colors for customers. His experience also includes scaling up products for production while working with polymers, resins, emulsions, additives and fillers.