Hentzen Coatings has opened Hentzen de Mexico based in Queretaro, Mexico, and announced that Carlos Lopez has joined the company as General Manager for the Mexican general industrial business.
Carlos reports to Kirk Pigatto, Sales Manager General Industrial. Carlos, who is based in Houston, Texas, is supported by Eduardo Corral Diaz, Technical Sales Manager for Mexico, and Aidee Jasel Azpeitia P., Customer Service Manager. Eduardo and Aidee are based at Hentzen’s Queretaro facility.
Hentzen stocks and distributes liquid and powder coatings for the industrial coatings market from its new warehouse in Mexico.
“We have been pleased by our ability to build business in Mexico," said Mike Hentzen, V.P. of Sales and Marketing. "We are very excited about the potential of the Mexican market, and feel confident that the launch of Hentzen de Mexico, supported by local sales and technical staff and a stocking point in the heart of the country’s industrial sector, will enable us to accelerate our growth in this market.”
Carlos Lopez brings to Hentzen over 25 years of experience in the coatings industry, with previous experience at Akzo Nobel, PPG, and BASF. Carlos was previously based in Mexico for 13 years. Eduardo Corral, an Industrial Engineering graduate of UAL, has over 14 years of engineering and operations experience with multinational companies, with 7 years of experience as Manager of Finishing Operations at Emerson Electric. Aidee is an Industrial Engineering graduate of the University of Guadalajara, with ten years of experience at IBM de Mexico.
Hentzen Coatings Inc. is a leading independent manufacturer of general industrial, military, and aerospace coatings in North America, with international sales. Hentzen is celebrating its 90th year in the coatings business this year.
For more information, please visit www.hentzen.com.