SOURCE: Precision Coating

Precision Coating

December 19, 2011 11:08 ET

Brian D. Murray Joins Precision Coating as Director of Operations

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2011) - Precision Coating, one of the largest medical device coating applicators in the world and a subsidiary of Katahdin Industries Inc., today announced that Brian D. Murray has been named director of operations, a newly created position within the company.

Based at Precision Coating's facilities in Dedham, Mass., and Boston, Murray will be responsible for leading Precision Coating's lean manufacturing program, organizational initiatives, and capacity and facility expansion projects. In this new role, he will also have management responsibility for all coating operations at the facilities.

With more than 20 years of experience in the medical device industry, Murray joins Precision Coating from Microline Surgical, a minimally invasive laparoscopic medical device company, where he served as senior director of operations.

"Brian brings his engineering and operational expertise and a proven track record of success in the medical device industry," said Robert A. DeAngelis, president, Precision Coating. "The creation of this position and appointment of Brian will be invaluable in meeting Precision Coating's strategic growth initiatives."

Murray holds undergraduate degrees in mechanical and welding engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. He is in the process of completing his post-graduate work in business management with a focus on entrepreneurial studies within the Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass.

About Precision Coating
Precision Coating is one of the largest plastics coating applicators in the world, specializing in high-tolerance PTFE coating applications in the medical device market. With more than 50 years of custom coating experience and expertise understanding application requirements and selecting appropriate solutions for customers, Precision Coating has developed a commitment to quality and service.

Based in Boston, Precision Coating is a subsidiary of Katahdin Industries, a provider of high tolerance coating applications and specialized metal finishing technology and services to the medical device and industrial markets through platform-focused subsidiaries Precision Coating, Precision Fabric, DCHN and Sanford Process Corporation.

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