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Permatex, Inc. Announces Key Executive Promotions

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Permatex, Inc. Announces Key Executive Promotions

Press release date: September 23, 2008

Hartford, CT... Permatex, Inc., a leader in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has announced several key promotions for its executive management team. Andy Robinson has been promoted to General Manager of Permatex, assuming the position previously held by Mike Zimmerman, who will now become Vice President/General Manager of ITW's Performance Polymers and Fluids Group (Automotive Aftermarket), of which Permatex is a part. Mr. Robinson has been with Permatex since 1999 and was Permatex's VP of Operations. He was also General Manager of ITW/Spray Nine, a recent Permatex/ITW acquisition. Andy Robinson holds a BSIE degree from Lehigh University and an MBA from the University of Hartford. Greg Mostoller has been named General Manager of Spray Nine Corp/VP Operations Permatex. Mostoller joined Permatex in 1999 as a Product Manager, and was recently promoted to VP Permatex International (Jan 2008). Gaoya Chen has been promoted to Director of Permatex International Sales and Marketing. He previously held the position of Permatex Manager Asia Pacific Sales and Marketing. Mr. Chen has been with Permatex since 2004. Permatex, Inc. is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair markets. Since 1909, Permatex has been an acknowledged leader in the development of innovative new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. Permatex markets a wide range of products under well-known ITW brand names such as Permatex, Fast Orange®, No Touch®, NOS®, Spray Nine®, The Right Stuff®, Gel Twist®, PermaPoxy®, Ultra Bond® and Dr Bond®, Ultra Cherry(TM) Spray Nine®, Grez-Off®, and Earth Soap®. NOS is a registered trademark of Nitrous Oxide Systems® 2005. Permatex currently operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. and exports products to more than 85 countries around the world. North American operations include Permatex's headquarters in Hartford, CT, a state-of-the-art manufacturing, distribution, and technical center located in Solon, OH, and a manufacturing facility in Kansas City, KS. Permatex is part of ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), a US based, NYSE listed corporation, founded in 1912. ITW is a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company. For more information: PERMATEX, INC. BAROLIN & SPENCER
(800) 536-6222
Contact: Tony Barolin


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