Powder Coating Institute names 2017 board of directors, executive officers


February 16, 2017

The Powder Coating Institute, a Taylor Mill, Ky.-based nonprofit technical and professional association that provides information and education on powder coating technologies worldwide, has announced its 2017 executive officers:

  • President: Ron Cudzilo, George Koch Sons
  • Vice president: Chris Merritt, Gema USA
  • Secretary/treasurer: Greg Dawson, Nordson Corp.
  • Past president: John Sudges, Midwest Finishing Systems

In addition to the officers, serving on the board of directors for 2017 are:

  • John Cole, president, Parker Ionics.
  • Kevin Coursin, president, Engineered Finishing Systems.
  • Craig Dietz, product manager, Axalta Coating Systems.
  • Steve Kiefer, powder coatings business director, Powder Coatings N.A., Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc.
  • Mark Mortensen, president, All-Color Powder Coating Inc.
  • Suresh Patel, business manager, general industry, Chemetall US Inc.
  • Paul West, director of marketing, Sun Polymers Intl. Inc.
  • David Goch, PCI legal counsel and partner, Webster, Chamberlain & Bean.


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