March 1977 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

International Paint Names Cole And Bluffin

John M. Wise, general manager of the Protective Coatings Division of International Paint Company, Inc., has announced the appointment of John S. Cole as manager, Southwest District sales.

Formerly with Noury Chemical Co., Mr. Cole has 16 years of experience in the chemical industry, 11 of which were related to the coatings industry. He supervises all sales and marketing for the Protective Coatings Southwest Division.

In addition, Ron Bluffin has been appointed as an area sales representative for Houston, Texas.

Formerly with Tubular Steel, Inc., Mr. Bluffin has nine years of corrosion control and metallurgical experience. His responsibilities include general marketing and sales and technical support for the Houston industrial marketplace.

Both men are based in the Protective Coatings Division headquarters at 6101 Southwest Freeway, Houston, Texas.

The International Paint Group is the world's largest marine paint supplier, and is among the major international paint and protective coatings manufacturers.

The group consists of 26 companies, with representatives in 67 countries, and with 39 manufacturing plants operating throughout the world. Domestic plants are situated in Union, N.J., San Francisco, Calif., and New Orleans, La.

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