Troy Corp. has promoted Eric Bensaid to senior vice president, Sales & Marketing.
Columbia Paint & Coatings
Jim Boersma has joined Columbia Paint & Coatings, Spokane, WA, as Metro Region vice president of Sales & Marketing.
Watson Coatings Inc.
Watson Coatings Inc., St. Louis, has named Mike Brinker sales representative, with primary sales responsibility for coatings marketed to the inland marine towing industry. The company also has named Jerome Mitchell controller.
Kohl Marketing Inc.
Rick Dolan has joined Kohl Marketing Inc., Roswell, GA, in a Strategic Marketing and Product Management position. Lee Koepke has joined the company as a sales representative in Florida.
Johnson Polymer has named Bud Equi vice president, Market Development.
Futura Coatings Inc.
Futura Coatings Inc., St. Louis, has promoted Dennis Fabian to vice president of Sales.
Reilly Pipeline Coatings Group
Reilly Pipeline Coatings Group, Indianapolis, has named Charlie Forecast director of Global Sales. Reilly Pipeline Coatings Group is a producer of high-performance pipeline-coating materials.
Orr & Boss
Raymond E. Foscante has joined Orr & Boss as senior consultant, and will lead the launch of the firm's California office.
Becker Powder Coatings U.S.A.
Becker Powder Coatings U.S.A., based at Columbus, OH. has named Paul Johnson president, Becker Powder Coatings Inc.
Urecoats Industries Inc.
Urecoats Industries Inc., a manufacturer of waterproofing coatings and sealants, has named Joe Klecko vice president of Northeast Sales for the company's Urecoats Manufacturing unit.
Tom Oliver has joined Spraylat Corp. as a member of the company's Powder Coating Sales Team. The company also promoted Oscar Gutierrez to Operations manager for the company's Texas Powder Division, Gainesville, TX.
Monika Riese-Martin has joined Solutia Inc. as vice president and general manager of the company's Resins & Additives and Industrial Products businesses.
Troy Smith has joined Premier Mill as Southeastern Regional manager.
Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings
Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings, Wichita, KS, has named Jim Stevens National Sales manager and K.C. Smith Technical Service representative.
M.F. Cachat Co.
Kevin E. Trainor has joined the M.F. Cachat Co. as Eastern Region Sales manager, and David E. Haxton and Gerard T. McShane have joined the company as Technical Sales representatives in the Midwest.
Pan Technology Inc.
Pan Technology Inc., Carlstadt, NJ, has named Robert Whiteley vice president of Sales and Marketing. Pan Technology is a manufacturer and distributor of specialty pigment dispersions, ink, and coatings.
CVC Specialty Chemicals Inc.
CVC Specialty Chemicals Inc. has named Charlie Zarnitz Technical Service manager and Bill Starner Technical director. CVC Specialty Chemicals, Maple Shade, NJ, is a supplier of specialty resins and epoxy monomers.
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Our May issue features Part 2 of our two-part series on icephobic coatings. We also showcase a new overspray-free paint system that AUDI AG is using, as well as an article from Hockmeyer on vacuum milling, and a feature from X-Rite on how to select the right tolerancing method when controlling color.