Advanced Polymer Coatings
promoted James R. DeChant to vice president, sales & marketing.
DeChant was previously APC’s ChemLine Coatings Global Rail & Transport sales manager.
In this new role, DeChant's primary efforts will be to drive sales efforts for the company’s two leading coatings brands, MarineLINE – used for cargo tanks of chemical and product tankers – and ChemLINE, which is used for specialized industrial coating applications.
“Our company continues to thrive as more companies worldwide find that our high-performance coatings deliver the corrosion-protection solutions they need. Jim DeChant is a veteran in our industry and [speaks] the language of our customers," said David J. Keehan, president, Advanced Polymer Coatings "He understands their specific needs and works closely with the APC sales and marketing team to deliver exceptional service, versatility and product performance for MarineLINE and ChemLINE.”