The new equipment installed at the facility has the largest batch capacity for adhesive putty manufacture “that we are aware of in North America,” said Jim Ferleman, manufacturing manager. Operations were slated to begin in July.
l Tony Mazzarella, business manager of powder coating intermediates and colorants at Bayer Corp., has been elected president of the Powder Coating Institute for the 2002-2003 fiscal year. Steve Houston of DuPont Powder Coatings USA, Inc. was installed as vice president and Ken Kreeger of Nordson Corp. was elected secretary/treasurer. Appointments were made at the association’s annual meeting held in Hilton Head, SC in late May.