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New Hires, Promotions at ICD

Post Time:Apr 12,2012Classify:Company NewsView:298


ICD High Performance Coatings of Vancouver, Wash., has made several new hires and promotions. Abram Scurlock has been named applications specialist within ICD's technical service department. He has worked for ICD for 10 years, starting in production and progressing through the company as a chemist and now in the role that bridges the company's coatings with the various application methods and substrates. Prior to this, he served as R&D manager.


The company has hired James Butler as new plant manager. He has served the glass industry for more than 11 years, with a focus on managing teams. Previously, he served the country in the U.S. Marine Corps, separating after six years as a captain. He is a proponent of both Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma.


Nrupen Patel has been promoted to R&D manager. He has been with ICD for two years, starting as a formulating chemist. He has two master's degrees, one in polymers and coatings from SP University in Gujarat, India, and one in paints and varnishes from Eastern Michigan University.


ICD has appointed Jeff Nicholson product commercialization liaison with the goal of "bridg[ing] the gap between R&D and production by placing new products into production stream and ensuring customer satisfaction with fewer problematic product launches." He, like Butler, has background in Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma. Nicholson also has experience in the steel industry as a production lead.


The company also has hired Duane Jennrich as a technical service technician. He has past experience in various subcontracting disciplines and is a woodworker, according to the company.


Source: http://www.usgnn.comAuthor: shangyi

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