INDIANAPOLIS – KECO Coatings has named Scott Bryant General Manager at its Statesville, North Carolina, facility. KECO Coatings is headquartered in Indianapolis.

Bryant brings extensive coating experience to his position. Prior to joining KECO Coatings, he was employed as Development Manager with PPG Industrial Coatings and before that he served as CEO of H.M. Elliott Coatings, Mooresville, North Carolina.

“I have developed a number of coating techniques that are used in different applications, and I’ve been affiliated with anything that you can put Teflon® on. I’m excited to be a part of KECO’s team and look forward to putting my experience to work,” Bryant said.

“We’re pleased to have Scott join our company,” said Mike Klinge, founder and President of KECO Coatings. “His considerable experience and his passion for the coating industry make him a great fit to lead our Statesville operation.”

Dovetailing with KECO’s coating processes for the racing and high-performance industries is Bryant’s extensive background in NASCAR, having worked with Penske Motor Sports, Hendrick Motor Sports, Richard Childress Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing. “I’ve been involved with NASCAR on several levels from driving to crew chief, to technical inspector to building cars and motors,” he said.

KECO Coatings is one of 23 licensed Chemours Teflon industrial applicators (LIAs) in the United States. KECO’s signature coating portfolio includes antimicrobial, automated powder, ceramics, dry film lube, epoxy, liquid, plasma, thermal barrier thermoplastic, and plasma. KECO’s service industries include aircraft, automotive, CPI, food processing, HVAC, lighting, OEM, packaging, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, transportatio, and more.