Industry veteran to focus on growing the business outside of North America

Arclin, a manufacturer of chemical-based engineered products for building, transportation, agriculture and other industries, today announced the appointment of Brian Adams as Senior Commercial Director – International Overlays. The newly created position will leverage Adams’ industry and leadership expertise to drive Arclin’s expansion and presence in international markets outside of North America.

Adams joins the company after serving as president and general manager of Surfactor North America. He brings over 25 years of experience in the wood products industry with a particular focus on sales, marketing and production of surfacing materials. He will be responsible for the strategic direction and growth of Arclin’s international overlays business.

“Brian has a high-energy, sales-focused leadership style that is a perfect fit for Arclin as we focus on growing our surfacing presence outside of North America,” said Matt Pogue, President. of Engineered Building Solutions at Arclin. Arclin designs decorative and industrial surface overlays that enhance the performance of wood panels, including plywood, particleboard, OSB, MDF and more.

“Arclin has long been the leader in value-added overlay technologies in North America,” said Pogue. “Our G&I (Growth and Innovation) team has worked diligently to expand Arclin’s reach around the world through product development and the introduction of new markets,” he said, adding, “Brian, in partnership with our G&I team, will lead the commercial execution of our old and new coating products to a much wider audience, including our recently launched Arclync(R) and Arctek(R) portfolios. Adams will initially focus on the South America, then will expand to Europe, Asia and Australia.

Adams is a graduate of Oregon State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Forest Products Management with a major in Wood Science Engineering. He previously worked for Universal Forest Products, among other industry leading companies.

About Us: About ArclinArclin is a leading provider of chemistry-based coatings and resin solutions for the building, design, energy, agriculture, transportation and other industries. Based in Roswell, Georgia, Arclin has offices and manufacturing facilities in the United States and Canada and manufactures for customers around the world. More information on

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Phone: 202.669.9074

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