TAYLOR MILL, Ky.—The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI), Taylor Mill, Ky., has honored members for service and dedication and installed its 2017-2018 Officers and National Board members. CCAI is a nonprofit technical and professional association that provides information and education on surface coating technologies worldwide.
CCAI’s highest honor, the 2017 James F. and David J. Wright Lifetime Achievement Award, went to Kevin Coursin, Engineered Finishing Systems. Coursin was honored for his dedication and commitment to CCAI.
CCAI also installed its 2017-2018 National Board of Directors and Officers. Serving as officers are Ron Lum, Coral Chemical Co., president; Bill Oney, Therma-Tron-X, vice president; Duane Fudge, Chemetall, treasurer; and Kevin Coursin, Engineered Finishing Systems, recent past president.
Serving as directors are Shivie Dhillon, SunDial Powder Coatings; Jim Gallagher, Harley-Davidson; Kevin Irving, AZZ Metal Coatings; Loren Keene, Pneu-Mech Systems Mfg.; Dan Labrecque, Tiger Drylac USA, Inc.; Todd Luciano, Products Finishing; Jim Malloy, Kolene Corp.; Ron McMahon; Tim Milner, JIT Powder Coating; Tony Sclafani, AR Iron, LLC; Mark Walsworth, Nordic Ware Inc.; Bob Warren; and Sam Woehler, George Koch Sons LLC. Serving as Ex-officio Board member is Larry Melgary, Northern Coatings & Chemicals.
Each year, CCAI chapters recognize a user and supplier member for their year-long service and dedication to their respective chapter. The 2016-2017 Chapter Award winners are: Central States Chapter — Nathan Finney, IHD Powdercoat Services Inc., and Josh Gilmore, IntelliFinishing; Georgia Chapter — Derek Dennis, Matrix Powder Technology; Iowa/Central Illinois Chapter — Seth Padilla, Macon of Kewanee, and Kevin Irving, AZZ Metal Coatings; Las Vegas Chapter — Tony Sclafani, AR Iron LLC, and Sercy Spears, Coral Chemical Co.; Northern Illinois Chapter — Kevin Coursin, Engineered Finishing Systems; Salt Lake City Chapter — Ginny Phommavongsay, Martin Door Manufacturing, and Ron Lum, Coral Chemical Co.; Southern California Chapter — Shivie Dhillon, Sundial Powder Coating, and Antonio Tapia, Coral Chemical Co.; Twin Cities Chapter — Angela Kokesh, Life Fitness, and Pat Cullen, Cullen Equipment LLC; West Michigan Chapter — Marc Sanchez, Techno-Coat Inc., and Dale Mulder, ChemQuest Inc.; and Wisconsin Chapter — Will Hochschild, Wacker Neuson Corp., and Terry Welch, Prime Coatings Co.