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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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RadTech and the Powder Coating Institute have both named their new board members for 2014.


RadTech, based in Bethesda, MD, is the non-profit trade association for the advancement of ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) technologies.

Its new board members, effective Jan. 1, are:

  • Lisa Fine, Joules Angstrom, chair of the Environmental Health and Safety Committee;
  • Beth Rundlett, DSM, co-chair of the UV LED Committee; and
  • Aaron Smith, Kimball, chair of the Wood Committee.

RadTech president Don Duncan called the new board members "strong contributors to the UV/EB industry."

"These individuals are strong contributors to the UV/EB industry and are well-known for their work
in their specific areas," said Don Duncan, Wikoff Color Corp., president of RadTech. "RadTech is proud to add these proven, effective leaders to our Board."

The new board members join Duncan and the other current board members:

  • Peter Weissman, Quaker Chemical, president-elect;
  • Paul Elias, Miwon NA, treasurer;
  • Eileen Weber, Red Spot, secretary;
  • Howard Ragin, immediate past president; and
  • Tony Carignano, Allnex;
  • Jennifer Heathcote;
  • Steve Lapin, PCT Engineered Systems;
  • Im Rangwalla, ESI;
  • Mike Sajdak, INX International;
  • Rick Baird, The Boeing Company;
  • Joshua Lensbouer, Armstrong World Industries; and
  • Chris Miller, Estron Chemical Inc.

RadTech has more than 700 members in 32 countries.

Powder Coating Institute

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI), founded in 1981 to represent the North American powder coating industry, has announced its 2014 Executive Committee and Board of Directors.


Bob Allsop, of Nordson, is the president of PCI's 2014 Executive Committee.

The Executive Committee for 2014 is:

  • Bob Allsop, Nordson, president;
  • John Cole, Parker Ionics, vice president; and
  • John Sudges, Midwest Finishing Systems, secretary/treasurer.

The rest of the 2014 PCI Board is:

  • Barry Keating, PPG Industries;
  • Chris Merritt, GEMA USA;
  • Chris Reding, DSM Resins;
  • Dean Edwards, Trimite Powder;
  • Paul West, Sun Polymers Inc.;
  • Ron Cudzilo, George Koch Sons;
  • Steve Kiefer, Akzo Nobel; and
  • Shivie Dhillon, Sundial Powder Coatings.

The Powder Coating Institute is based in Montgomery, TX.


Tagged categories: Personnel; Powder Coating Institute (PCI); RadTech; UV coatings

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