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Guy Decelles Appointed Technical Director- Coatings & Plastics at Eckart America

Published on 2004-11-03. Author : SpecialChem

LOUISVILLE, KY -- ECKART America L.P. has appointed Guy Decelles as Technical Director - Coatings & Plastics. ECKART is the industry's leading provider of metallic and pearlescent special effect pigments, powders, pastes, dispersions, and inks.

In his new role, Mr. Decelles will take charge of technical service and quality control for Eckart America's coatings & plastics division based in Louisville, Kentucky.

"Guy is a great addition to our team. His more than 20 years of global experience in the coatings industry will be an asset for our customers," says Frank Jischke, ECKART Vice President & General Manager.

Prior to joining ECKART, he was General Manager at Sico-Becker, a Canadian/Swedish industrial paint manufacturer joint venture, which was based in France. Before Sico-Becker, he was Technical Service Manager at Huntsman-Tioxide, a titanium dioxide pigment business.

Mr. Decelles has Bsc degree in Industrial Chemistry and an Msc degree in Polymer Science from the University of Montreal in Canada. He is a member of the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology, Society of Plastic Engineers, the Aluminum Association, and the Quebec Chemical Association.

Mr. Decelles was honored with an ICI Customer Focus award while working at Huntsman-Tioxide. He is also the author of two patents in pigment encapsulation and application.

He resides in Louisville, Kentucky with his wife.

Source: ECKART America L.P.

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