Panel Discussion - Where Do We Go from Here? The Future of the Coatings Industry
Amanda Andrews is the Account Manager for the Coatings vertical within Michelman for the past 2 years. She began her career mixing paint at a local hardware store which then lead her to earning her degree from Eastern Michigan University in Polymers & Coating Technology in 2006. A few of her earlier careers experiences was with ICI Glidden, Flint Ink, Akzo Nobel, and BASF. In 2011, she joined WACKER Chemical Corporation as a chemist to support building silicone emulsions & innovation for decorative coating market. Then moved to into a Technical Manager role where she mentored chemist and interns. She spent nearly 10 years the silicone world before moving into sales with Michelman. She is now learning more about the tough market but still keeps her technical hat on to continue innovation in coatings! She has 3 patents and a few articles floating around. She loves networking within the coating industry!