Welch Named Director of Wood Powder Coating at Funder America

Posted: 01/24/2013 11:37PM

 

Funder America Mike Welch Powder CoatingMike Welch, Funder America MOCKSVILLE, NC – Funder America announced today that Mike Welch has joined the company as General Manager of the Achieva Furniture division and Director of Funder’s wood powder coating operations. Welch comes with a wealth of experience within the wood powder
coating industry, having been instrumental in the design, installation and operations of two of the country’s premier MDF Powder Coat lines. His expertise will enhance Funder’s wood powder coating capabilities and bring new opportunities to the operation.

Peter Funder, president of Funder America said “Mike’s experience and industry knowledge has already made him a key addition to the Funder organization. We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to being a leader in the wood powder coating industry. Our unique wood powder coating process is unlike any other in the country and when we combine that with Mike’s innovative experience in the industry, we feel we have a powerful approach to grow the market. I’m confident that Mike will play a key role in providing and implementing high quality solutions for our clients.”

Welch joins Funder America to continue Funder’s success providing powder coated components to some of the top companies in America. He is considered a pioneer and an expert in the industry. Welch was one of the founders of BTD Wood Powder Coating and managed that operation until 2006 when he went to work as the General Manager of Custom Caseworks, where he successfully designed and operated his second MDF powder coat line. Now he brings over a decade of MDF powder coating knowledge to help grow the operations at Funder America.

About Funder America, Inc.:

Funder America, Inc. is a complete manufacturing source for decorative, prefinished, low-pressure thermally fused melamine panels and components. Achieva manufactures a complete line of computer technology, office furniture, and training stations serving the Educational and Commercial market as well as well as providing custom fabrication and assembly for the store fixture industry. The wood powder coating operation provides alternative finishing solutions on MDF components and for OEM’s, Store Fixture, Healthcare and Office Furniture markets. More information on the company’s wide range of products and services provided can found at funderamerica.com.

Source: Funder America

 


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