GARY, IN – Chemcoaters, a leader in steel surfacing products and services, has hired Connor McMenamin as President of the company. McMenamin will provide strategic leadership to establish long-term goals and strategies while monitoring the company’s ongoing performance. McMenamin previously worked at Tata Steel. He served in positions in sales, account management and most recently as country head in Mexico.

“Connor brings a unique combination of experience, knowledge and energy to our company,” said Bruce Mannakee, Chairman of Chemcoaters. “With nearly a decade of experience in the steel industry, both domestically and internationally, and expansive industry knowledge, Connor brings the skills needed to move us into new markets.”

Chemcoaters focuses on the development of products like InterCoat® ChemGuard that increase the performance of steel. In his new role, McMenamin said he will continue to stress the importance of innovation and product development. “Chemcoaters is an innovator in the steel industry,” McMenamin said. “I’m excited for the opportunity and ultimately want to ensure Chemcoaters keeps growing its environmentally friendly solutions through continued research and experimentation.”