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Christopher Pletcher Named New President/CEO of Allegheny Coatings

Steve Quinn, Allegheny Coatings' founder and president for 26 years, has elected his successor to lead the company into the next generation.


Christopher Pletcher, former VP of Sales & Marketing for Allegheny Coatings, has been appointed as company president & CEO effective July 1st, 2020.

Christopher joined the company full-time in 2016, after earning a BS degree in Business Marketing/Economics from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Cornell University.  Chris has held a number of executive management positions during his tenure, most recently at The Dow Chemical Company, prior to joining Allegheny Coatings. He has a deep understanding of the company's strengths and opportunities, and is committed to lead an ambitious growth strategy for many years to come.


Allegheny Coatings, headquartered in Ridgway, PA, is a metal protection applicator specializing in the application of zinc-flake/zinc-aluminum coating systems. The company employs 200+ associates across 3 locations (Two in Ridgway, PA, one in Fremont, IN) and offer both rack spray and dip-spin coating options at each facility.

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