Stone-Tucker Instruments has named Tyler Heywood to its technical sales team. He brings over 15 years’ experience in the protective coatings industry to his new position, including technical sales with major coatings manufacturer, and coatings inspection, failure analysis, specification writing, and coatings system development for Heywood Innovative Solutions. His qualifications include NACE Level 3 Coatings Inspector Certification, MPI Architectural Coatings Technologist, and SSPC-PCI Level 3. Heywood has provided inspection and consultation services for a variety of applications in the architectural, commercial, and industrial coatings industries, including infrastructure (bridges, water towers, water/waste water) oil and gas, and pipeline industries. His knowledge of diverse industry requirements as well as a variety of protective coatings, the company says, means he will be able to supply customers with excellent customer service and product support based on his understanding of their particular needs.