Canadian Finishing and Coatings Manufacturing

CFCM PPG Tim Knavish PPG has announced the appointment of Tim Knavish, Executive Vice President, as Chief Operating Officer, effective March 1, 2022.


CFCM Gema Employees Gema USA Inc. has welcomed five new employees joining their North American team: Justin Barber, Jon Ludwig, Chris Butterfield, Blaine Scheideman and Matt Thomas.


CFCM BASF Uta Holzenkamp Uta Holzenkamp is the new president of BASF’s Coatings division with around 11,000 employees at more than 70 sites effective January 1, 2022. Holzenkamp joined BASF in 1997 and started her career in the pharmaceutical research department. 


CFCM Sprayroq Logo 2022 Sprayroq has announced the hire of a new senior-level executive. Jeremy Alexander has been named the new President of Sprayroq’s operations.


CFCM Gardco Byk USA Matthew Fajt Paul N. Gardner Company (GARDCO), in conjunction with Byk-Gardner USA, announce the addition of Matthew Fajt as Business Line Manager for Physical Test Equipment effective January 4th, 2022.


CFCM Gelest Jonathan Goff Gelest Inc. names Dr. Jonathan Goff as President of Gelest. A 13-year veteran of Gelest, Goff most recently served as Chief Technology Officer. Jonathan is ideally suited to lead Gelest in its core mission of providing cutting-edge chemical technology, products, and services.


CFCM Hempel Executive Team A new Executive Group Management (EGM) at Hempel A/S will double its revenue to €3 billion by 2025, with a more straightforward organization that is more closely aligned with customers.


CFCM PPG logo 400PPG has announced the following appointments within its Automotive OEM Coatings and Industrial Coatings businesses, effective December 1, 2021.

CFCM John Kirby 400With a career with AkzoNobel's International brand spanning 42 years, John Kirby was part of an elite group. He was one of four people at the company who have been awarded the coveted and prestigious Golden Propeller.

Mark Mooney ThumbnailEstron Chemical, producer of additives and resins, has appointed Mark Mooney as Manager for Powder Coatings, Additives and Resins for the NAFTA region. He will handle all sales activities for the North American powder market.

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