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Steve Mezget

Steve Mezget
Steve Mezget's background includes over 20 years of experience in the coatings industry. He started my journey in this field working summers at Aexcel making traffic paint while attending the University of Akron. After working several years in various positions, including industrial coatings manufacturing, color matching, and quality control, he moved into Aexcel's laboratory. HIs exposure to a broad range of resin technologies has allowed him to formulate specific coatings to Aexcel's customers for their particular needs. Having worked in production has helped me in going from lab batch to scale up to full size manufacturing.

Recent Posts

Batch-to-Batch Consistency for Industrial Coatings

Posted on May 11, 2016 6:00:00 AM by Steve Mezget


Most manufactured products receive a protective or decorative industrial coating in the factory. Coatings application is often one of the last steps in production, and the result of this process can be the first thing noticed by the end user. Your industrial coatings supplier’s batch-to-batch consistency is central to a successful production operation.  When you engage with your coatings supplier, you need assurance they understand the importance of consistency. And consistency is critical to keeping your line running smoothly. A smooth line keeps orders moving out the door.

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Customized Coatings vs. Off the Shelf Coatings Part 2

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 6:00:00 AM by Steve Mezget


In part 1 of Customized Coatings vs. Off the Shelf Coatings we showcased the main differences of your two main coating options, including a comparison chart. In part two of this series, we discuss the different criteria that affect whether you should consider a customized coating or stick with an off the shelf solution.

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Customized Coatings vs. Off the Shelf Coatings Part 1

Posted on Apr 13, 2016 6:30:00 AM by Steve Mezget


Learn Why Customized Formulations Provide Benefits to Manufacturers

Off the shelf coatings are often supplied to manufacturers by larger coatings companies. These products simplify the coatings producer’s distribution and service requirements. The trouble is, your needs may call for something more tailored to your operation or your end customer’s performance expectations. If you have been using the same, standard, off the shelf coating for years, it might be time to investigate the advantages of custom coatings.

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