APV Engineered Coatings Names Russell VP

March 28, 2016
APV Engineered Coatings promotes John Russell to vice president and technical director.

John Russell

APV Engineered Coatings promotes John Russell to vice president and technical director. Russell is responsible for managing staff chemists, quality control, and formulation and production troubleshooting.  

Russell, a resident of New Philadelphia, Ohio, has worked for APV for 16 years as a chemist. In this position, he was responsible for formulating coatings and adhesives and scaling up products for production. Since joining APV, he has focused on high-performance coatings for flexible films and advanced textiles. He has engineered chemistries with advances in anti-graffiti properties, hydrophobic and hydrophilic functionality and outdoor weathering characteristics. Prior to his role at APV, Russell developed silicon-based coating chemistries for non-stick metal bakeware. Throughout his career, he has produced a range of water- and solvent-based polymer formulations.

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