ITTERVOORT, The Netherlands — BRB International BV has added Thorsten Luedtke to its team as Technical Sales Manager for Paint and Coatings. Thorsten will be based at the BRB International BV headquarters in Ittervoort, The Netherlands. He will work on promoting the BRB product range for the paint and coatings industry. He will also be responsible for the new paint and coatings laboratory for application testing and for providing technical solutions to customers.

Thorsten has 18 years of experience in research and development in industrial and wood coatings and worked for a number of paint manufacturers, including Mader Aqualack and Sherwin Williams, before joining BRB. He specialized in waterborne, 1K, 2K and UV curable coatings system.

“We are very pleased to add Thorsten’s experience and technical expertise in the paint and coatings industry to our sales organization,” said Maurizio Casalini, Global Product Line Manager for Paint and Coatings. “BRB strives to continuously improve our products and technologies to meet changing client and industry demands. Thorsten’s expertise will strengthen BRB’s position as one of the key players for silicone chemistry for the paint and coatings industry.”