Thomas Venarge has been named President of APV Engineered Coatings® in Akron, OH.
AKRON, OH – Thomas Venarge has been named President of APV Engineered Coatings® in Akron, OH. Venarge had served as the company’s Vice President of Manufacturing since 2004 and has also been the Plant Manager since 1999.
Venarge has played an active role in the family business since he was a student at the University of Akron in the early 1990s. His first position with the company involved the manufacture of industrial crayons. Through the years, he has operated nearly all of the company’s equipment, performed most daily functions, worked in both inside and outside sales and service departments, and managed a satellite facility.
Founded in Akron, OH, in 1878, APV Engineered Coatings manufactures innovative, custom products that are sold around the world to a wide variety of industries. The company’s custom-formulated product lines include adhesives, caulks and sealants, crayons, decals, dyes, inks, high-temperature coatings, inspection markers, lubricants, and release agents.