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Van Horn, Metz & Co. to expand Technical Sales Team in Mid-Atlantic

For Immediate Release --

Conshohocken, PA (6/28/2016) – Van Horn, Metz & Co., Inc., specialty raw material distributor for the industrial markets, welcomes Andrew A. Romano as our new Regional Sales Manager in the Mid-Atlantic Region. A technical sales professional and an experienced product development manager, Andy will provide support for select accounts in his region. He brings a wealth of knowledge in the chemical industry, from developing and managing coatings additives product line to direct sales responsibilities and distribution management for MMA flooring systems and saturated polyesters.

“We are pleased to have Andy join our team”, says Van Horn, Metz’s COO, Brian Boorman. “Andy’s strong technical background and his extensive experience in our markets will bring value to both our customers and our Principals.”

Prior to joining Van Horn, Metz, Andy was the Coatings Resins Market Manager for Evonik Corp. He also served as the Product Manager for GAF Materials Corp. and Project Manager for Drew Division Ashland Chemical. Andy’s technical background includes research and development of new products for coatings, inks, latex and adhesives industries focused on foam control, inverse emulsion polymers and water soluble polymers. His experience as a Senior Research Chemist lead him into developing several patents for foam control agents for coatings, silicone based defoamers and UV curable additives for low gloss coating.


About Van Horn, Metz & Co., Inc.

Van Horn, Metz & Company is a specialty raw material distributor to Paints, Coatings, Plastics, Plastics, Rubber and other specialty industrial markets . Our mission is to be a trusted and reliable source for material and information by offering our customers leading technology and solutions, quality products and superior customer service. For more information visit

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