pigments names sproule
Schlenk-Both Metallic Pigments has named Michael Sproule technical director paints and coatings. Sproule will be responsible for the technical service lab in Ashland, MA and manage technical support for Schlenk’s U.S. customers. Prior to joining Schlenk, Sproule spent more than 20 years with PPG Industries, most recently as global technical manager for consumer electronic finishes.
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