John Owed to Join Col-Met EFS as Director of Sales & Marketing

“Recently we have accomplished so much, from building a larger facility to allow for continued growth, designing and manufacturing America’s largest paint booth, and completing the acquisition of RP Arrestors” per Eric Jones, Founder, and CEO. “To further strengthen our relationship with our distribution channel we sought out a Director of Sales and Marketing that shares our same vision of bringing high-quality products and innovative solutions to our distributors.”

On May 29, 2018, John Owed will join the Col-Met team as Director of Sales and Marketing for all of its product lines in the industrial and automotive industries. John joins the Colmet/RP team with significant experience in the finishing industry. Prior to joining Colmet/RP, he spent thirty-six years with ITW / Carlisle Fluid Technologies (BGK, Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, MS Powder) in key managerial roles. Over the years at Carlisle, John was very successful in guiding the development of new and innovating products, all the while growing relationships with its distribution, integrator and international partners to bring these new products to the finishing market. “I could not be more excited to have John on board,” Charles Cecil, President. “John is going to add a considerable amount of knowledge and experience to our team and guide our sales and marketing team to a new level we have not seen before.”

Col-Met has been an industry leading paint finishing equipment provider since it was founded in 1997. This achievement has been accomplished through a broad-based distribution network offering the highest quality innovative products and the utmost level of customer service.

Please visit Col-Met’s website,, for more information on all of our products and services. For more information, please contact customer service at 972-772-1919.

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