La Mirada, California - US chemicals distributor E.T. Horn Co. has appointed Bob Ahn (pictured) president of its Industrial Group and made Vince Anderson vice president of its Coatings and Building Materials Group.
According to E.T. Horn president Jeff Martin, the industrial side of the company's business accounted for 56 percent of its gross profits in 2008 and continues to be a stable and reasonably fast-growing sector.
Martin said he feels that despite the recent financial crisis and many principal mergers and acquisitions, E.T. Horn's position and reputation in the marketplace has been key in allowing the company continuing growth opportunities.
E.T. Horn is a major distributor and manufacturer, in the US west and southwest states, of raw materials and chemicals for use in coatings, building materials, elastomers, lubrication, nutrition, cosmetics, personal care, and food products.
Its Advanced Materials Group serves users of thermoset and thermoplastic resins,including polyurethanes and epoxies. Key markets served include PU elastomers and foam and structural adhesives as well as potting and encapsulation.