Thomas Venarge most recently served as the company’s vice president of manufacturing and has also been plant manager.

Thomas Venarge has been named president of APV Engineered Coatings®. He most recently served as the company’s vice president of manufacturing and has also been plant manager.

“Thomas has learned every aspect of this business since his initial involvement back in 1990,” said David Venarge, chairman. “The timing is ideal for him to take over the reins of the company to ensure its sustained growth and success. He will lead us forward on a continued path of innovation in this specialty business and help us to grow into different markets in the future.”

“I plan to continue along the same paths as we have been traveling for years, focusing on continuous improvements and growth,” Thomas Venarge said. “We’re the ultimate niche business, and we have a great deal to offer the world with our specialty formulations, innovative solutions and tolling capabilities.”

For more information, phone (800) 772-3452 or visit www.apvcoatings.com.