SAN RAMON, CA — Tom Bunten has joined Dowd and Guild Inc. as an Account Manager to support the company’s Southern California territory. Prior to joining Dowd and Guild, he was a Research and Development Associate at PPG Aerospace. He brings with him 10 years of formulation experience in solventborne and waterborne epoxy and urethane coatings. Bunten is a member of LASCT. He can be reached at or 800/959.8222.

Dowd and Guild Inc. is a super-regional specialty chemical distributor covering the West and Southwest United States for over 30 years. The company serves the paint and coatings, adhesives and sealants, building products, composites, inks, and plastics industries.