DETROIT, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Kolene Corporation President Scott Schilling announced the appointment of Dennis J. McCardle to Executive Vice President of the corporation effective immediately. Mr. McCardle is a 27 year molten salt industry veteran at Kolene and will spearhead the sales and marketing initiatives for the company’s largest revenue segments.
“Dennis is one of the most dedicated, knowledgeable and uniquely qualified individuals in the industry,” said Schilling. “His expertise in Kolene equipment and chemical processes will be the foundation for setting the revenue growth going forward.”
“I look forward to expanding Kolene’s unique products,” said McCardle. “With the recent introduction of fluidized beds in our product portfolio, we are now able to target areas where there was previously a gap in our offerings. There are a lot of new market opportunities with this technology and ultimately we plan to have this service available for commercial processing here at Kolene.”
McCardle, 54, attended Northwood University. He joined Kolene in 1988 and has served in various capacities within Kolene Corporation over the years. He was elected a company officer in 2010. Mr. McCardle and his wife Pam have three grown children and reside in Troy, Michigan.
Now entering its 77th year, Detroit based Kolene Corporation provides custom-designed and engineered equipment, specialized chemical formulations, and processes for cleaning and conditioning metal surfaces. Kolene’s products are used worldwide for casting cleaning, alloy descaling, coatings removal, engine rebuild and other demanding industrial and military applications. For more information visit www.kolene.com.