SURESH PATEL: President Electrocoat Association

Suresh Patel is the President of the Electrocoat Association. Suresh Patel, Director of NA Business Development, holds M.S Degree in Chemical Engineering from NJIT and has been with Chemetall for 30 years.  He has held various positions at Chemetall throughout his career starting with lab Chemist, Process Engineer, Process Equipment Mfg. Manager, Marketing Manager, Business Manager, General Industry (GI) and Director, Mexico Sales, Tech Service and Marketing. During his 30 years of service at Chemetall, he has been involved with large corporations within GI, Auto OEMs, Auto Comps and other segments related to their approvals and processes.

He has made numerous presentations to trade organizations and companies, including several Powder Coating, CCAI, Fabtech, STLE, SFM-MX, and ECOAT Conferences and has written articles for several trade magazines.

Founded in 1997, The Electrocoat Association is a non-profit trade association that brings together end-users and suppliers involved in the electrocoating industry to promote the use of electrocoat throughout manufacturing and advance the technology based on its superior environmental and economic advantages.

Corporate Members include custom coating suppliers, suppliers of equipment, chemicals, paint and ancillary equipment, and manufacturers applying electrocoat in their finishing process. Individual members include captive shop finishers and individuals involved in electrocoat technology and services outside of those listed for Corporate membership. Consultants, distributors, engineering services and individuals interested in learning more about the technology are included in this category.