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Powder Coatings

Industry Overview:

Speed, accuracy and efficiency help the industry successfully produce high-quality powder coatings important to an amazing number of products. Technological insights bring devices that accomplish more and more tasks efficiently, whether measuring quantities or improving the finishing process.

The industry constantly strives to reduce water and energy usage, for both financial and environmental reasons. Problem-solvers are needed to help with this mission, as well as to improve products and find new uses that appeal to consumers.

With 25-plus years experience in headhunting, Ropella can quickly find the best job candidates and screen out others. We have innumerable contacts in technology, science and related fields, giving us a head start in matching proven performers with the right job.

Common Applications:
  • Pre-treatment
  • Phosphates, chromates, etc.
  • Materials – polymer resin, etc.
  • Curing – curatives, drying ovens, etc.
  • Pigments
  • Leveling agents
  • Application processes
  • Conveyors, racks etc.
  • Software – measuring, etc.
  • Masking
  • Environmental regulation
Look for our articles in Powder Coating Magazine and other industry publications..

Ropella understands the unique career and recruitment challenges faced by the Paints and Coatings industry. This knowledge of your customers, ingredients, facilities, applications, and current industry trends means we can find just the right match, quickly and efficiently.

Our Executive Search Consultants attend the same industry events and conferences as you, and are likely members of the same coatings- industry trade associations and groups, networking with potential expert candidates for your company. If you are looking for a highly qualified and professional recruiter, or executive search consultant (headhunter), give Ropella a call and put our people and process to work for you!


The typical positions, roles and/or functions our search consultants serve include:

Sales (such as; new business development, key account management, technical service, customer service, branch, district, region, national, global in scope).
Marketing (such as market research, market analyst, consumer research, public relations, social media, communications, product management).
Manufacturing (such as operations, production, engineering, plant design, process development, pilot plant, scale up).
Research & Development (such as exploratory research, discovery research, synthesis, analytical, applications development, new product development, formulations, compounding, quality control, environmental, regulatory, health and safety).
Administration (such as procurement, supply chain, logistics, human resources).
Business Management (such as general management, executive, manager, director, vice president, c-suite and board member, commercial development, merger, acquisition, joint venture).
Venture Capital / Private Equity (such as administration and finance, commercial development, executive level management, human resources, mfg., marketing, r&d, sales)
We read and write for industry publications, including:
We participate in industry associations such as:
We regularly attend industry trade shows, including:
We have served and developed relationships with leading companies in the industry, including:
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What sets Ropella apart from other search firms and recruiters?


For more information, contact:

Jeff Bennett

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The process that Ropella employs clearly works and we are very impressed that you didn’t just talk the talk, as they say.  Eric, you came through with exactly what we were told Ropella would do and that is very pleasing in this day and age when everyone seems to be disappointed about something!

Director of Food Safety & Administration, PCQI
Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils, LLC
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