Wade Hickam has joined Col-Met Engineered Finishing Solutions as a Co-Owner. Hickam will work to improve distributor partner relationships, develop and implement new Col-Met products, implement marketing programs, improve operational efficiency, and spearhead other strategic growth initiatives, says Eric Jones, Founder and CEO. Hickam has more than 30 years’ experience managing and growing finishing-related businesses. He spent 17 years at ITW Finishing, now Carlisle Fluid Technologies, as GM of several business units before leaving the corporation in 2003 to own and manage C&C Industrial Sales (CCIS). After growing the CCIS business into one of the largest finishing distributors in North America, he sold it to OTP Industrial Solutions at the end of 2016. Col-Met has been supplying various finishing systems components such as paint booths, powder booths, ovens, washers, and AMUs since 1997. www.colmetsb.com