St. Louis, MO, August 14, 2019

Stephen King Joins ELANTAS PDG, Inc. as an Area Sales Manager

St. Louis, MO, August 14, 2019 – ELANTAS PDG, Inc. (EPDG) is pleased to announce Stephen King has joined the company as an Area Sales Manager. King will be responsible for the Upper Midwest territory previously serviced by recent retiree Mike Orcutt.

Active in the industry since 1994, King brings with him an extensive knowledge in electrical, electronics, and aerospace markets and adds significant experience to the EPDG sales team. Prior to joining EPDG, King has worked in Sales for Von Roll, Krayden, and EIS.

“We’re looking forward to the opportunities that will come with the addition of Stephen to our team,” says Dana Roschnafsky, Sales and Marketing Director of EPDG. “His excitement and industry experience will be a great resource as we continue to grow our leadership in the industry and provide innovative solutions to our customers.”

ALTANA is a global leader in true specialty chemicals. The Group offers innovative, environmentally compatible solutions for coating manufacturers, paint and plastics processors, the printing and packaging industries, the cosmetics sector and the electrical and electronics industry. The product range includes additives, special coatings and adhesives, effect pigments, sealants and compounds, impregnating resins and varnishes, and testing and measuring instruments. ALTANA's four divisions, BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA, all occupy a leading position in their target markets with respect to quality, product solution expertise, innovation and service.

Headquartered in Wesel, Germany, the ALTANA Group has 47 production facilities and 60 service and research laboratories worldwide. Throughout the Group about 6,400 people work to ensure the worldwide success of ALTANA. In 2018, ALTANA achieved sales of €2.3 billion. About 7 percent of sales are invested in research and development every year. Its high earning power and high growth rate make ALTANA one of the most innovative, fastest growing, and profitable chemical companies in the world.

ELANTAS produces insulating materials for the electrical and electronics industry. They are found in electric motors, household appliances, cars, generators, transformers, capacitors, digital cameras, wind mills, computers, lamps, circuit boards, and sensors, and help to ensure that product design engineers can construct ever smaller and more powerful electronic devices, thus saving materials and energy.

The ALTANA division, which is managed by a holding company headquartered in Wesel, Germany, has nine independent manufacturing companies in all major regions worldwide. In 2016, ELANTAS employed a total workforce of 976 people.