NN hires exec for Plastic and Rubber Components Group
Johnson City, Tenn.-based NN, Inc., a supplier of high-precision metal bearing components, has appointed Evelise Faro to the role of VP and general manager of its Plastic and Rubber Components Group.
Effective immediately, Faro will report to president and CEO Rich Holder and will assume full responsibility for the execution of the Group’s strategic growth plan.
"We are extremely happy to welcome Evelise as VP and general manager of our Plastics and Rubber Components Group," said Holder. "She is joining NN at a very exciting time where we see many positive opportunities for the company to profitably grow. Evelise’ s diverse leadership and extensive experience in the industry with precision molded products will be instrumental in leading our Plastic and Rubber Components Group in executing our new strategic initiatives."
Faro has spent the majority of her career at Freudenberg – NOK, a producer of advanced sealing and vibration control products serving the automotive, aerospace, fluid power, oil & gas, medical/health care, chemical processing and semiconductor markets. Her most recent role there was Competence Center manager, leading the business unit through a global integration initiative. She also served as director, supply chain management and product development.
Lumber Liquidators elects new board member
Lumber Liquidators has added a ninth member to its board of directors. Effective April 1, Nancy Taylor has been appointed as a Class III director.
"We are excited and pleased to welcome Nancy to our board of directors," said president and CEO Robert Lynch. "Nancy is a respected executive with a wealth of business and leadership experience. We look forward to benefiting from the knowledge and insight she will bring to Lumber Liquidators’ board as we continue to grow our business."
Taylor is currently president and CEO of Tredegar Corporation and is a member of that company’s board of directors.
Prior to that, she was EVP of Tredegar and president of Tredegar Film Products. She has been with the company since 1991 and has also worked for the law firm of Hunton & Williams.
Thompson launches WaterSeal deck stain line
Thompson is introducing a brand new line of deck stains. Going by the name of WaterSeal, the new waterproofing stains are now available exclusively at The Home Depot.
"From the new packaging to the formula that’s inside, this line-up offers multiple innovations to help homeowners get great performance with less effort," said Mike Kozlowski,director of marketing for the Thompson’s WaterSeal brand. "This is the most complete exterior stain line that we have ever offered."
WaterSeal’s claim to fame is powerful waterproofing protection and a rich, saturated color.
The mildew- and UV-resistant stains also contain elastomeric polymers to help the dry stain expand and contract wih the wood during temperature fluctuations, which reduces cracking and peeling. Advanced acrylic polymers also improve resistance to scuffing and marring.
Additionally, pigment suspension technology helps keep the color evenly dispersed in the container, so it’s ready to go as is on the shelf. The formula can be applied to damp wood so the project can begin soon after cleaning, which eliminates the need for a 48-hour wait period between cleaning and staining the wood.
The Transparent Stain is guaranteed for three years on horizontal surfaces like decks; the Semi-Transparent for four years; and the Solid Stain for five.