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Steve Groshong, VP of Technical Sales, awarded the Henkel Sales Excellence Award

May 16 , 2017

The David H. Sutherland & Co., Inc. is proud to announce Steve Groshong, Vice President of Technical Sales, was awarded the Henkel Sales Excellence Award   April 25th at the annual Henkel Distributors dinner held at the MRO Show held in Orlando Florida.  This award is given to an individual who demonstrates extensive product knowledge and exhibits exceptional performance in promoting and qualify Henkel products for new programs. The award was presented by Dennis Cardoza, Director of Channel Management, Henkel Corporation Aerospace.

Following receiving the award, Steve shared,” I am honored to be recognized for the work I enjoy doing. For me, it is exciting to be able to qualify products for new projects and it’s fun working with my customers to find new solutions. “ 

About Steve Groshong, Vice President of Technical Sales

As Vice President of Technical Sales, Steve provides technical expertise, training and mentoring to the sales force. With over 35 years in the composite industry and 14 years with the David H. Sutherland & Co., Steve brings a wealth of knowledge that is used to match the customers’ technical needs with products that will best support and improve their process.  Steve has training in: epoxy formulations, advanced composites, boat building, water ski, snowboard and general composite structures.  He also holds advanced aerospace training in composites & surface treatment, composite related equipment resin infusion, spray & meter mixing equipment.  Additional training also includes Dale Carnegie Sales Advantage, Time Management Purchasing Management NAPM Purchasing Training. With prior experience in purchasing and distribution in composites related companies Steve brings a comprehensive understanding of the supply chain management process. 

About Henkel Aerospace

Henkel is a recognized technology leader in the aerospace industry and is an innovation leader known for its best-in-class technologies such as adhesive films and pastes, conversion coatings and composite resins.  Henkel is the leader in structural adhesive and surface treatments for the aircraft OEM and MRO industries. 

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