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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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Coatings and spray-foam supplier Gaco Western and garnet abrasives maker Barton Mines Co. have announced personnel changes.

Gaco Western

Gaco Western, which serves the construction and waterproofing markets, has named Dan Nelson as vice president of R&D. He will lead the company’s research and development program at its manufacturing facility in Waukesha, Wis.

Dan Nelson

Nelson has more than 25 years of experience in polymer science, in the areas of coatings applications and formulation and in resin synthesis. He was formerly with James Hardie Building Products, where he was responsible for intellectual-property management, corporate quality, building practices, coatings development, technical service, and analytical labs. He also was formerly director of R&D, quality and purchasing for Diamond Vogel Corp., and was the global technology manager for the CASPI division of Eastman Chemical Company.

Nelson started his career with SC Johnson Polymer, where he held technical positions and led the establishment of its coatings polymer business in the Asia Pacific region. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin.

Gaco Western’s product portfolio includes polyurethane spray foam insulation and a line of silicone, acrylic, epoxy, and urethane coatings. Products include specialty coatings for roof, pedestrian, and traffic decking and spray polyurethane insulation for commercial, industrial and residential applications.

Barton Mines Company

Tom RiggsBarton Mines Co., the world's largest producer and distributor of industrial garnet grains and powders, has appointed Tom Riggs as Regional Sales Manager for the central region. He replaces Scott Trom, who has been promoted to Market Manager for the Blast Media Division.

The central region territory includes AK, CO, IA, KS, MI, MA, ND, NE, NM, OK and SD.

Riggs will educate the waterjet and blast media markets about Barton garnet abrasives and will work to maximize customer satisfaction, the company said.

Riggs has extensive experience in industries where garnet abrasives are used. He has more than 18 years of experience working with metal forming and fabrication equipment including waterjet systems. 

   

Tagged categories: Abrasives; Barton; Gaco Western; Managers; Personnel; Personnel changes; Roof coatings; Spray polyurethane foam; Waterproofing

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