According to a press release, Patterson comes to Industrial Finishes & Systems with solid background in the recreational vehicle industry, starting his career in RV sales. Most recently, he worked in quality control for Thor Motor Coach.
Initially, Patterson will focus on adhesive and abrasive solutions for the recreational vehicle industry. In addition to providing solutions for RV customers, he will also assist many businesses that support the RV industry in the region, including woodworking and component manufacturing.
“Jimmy brings tremendous energy to our team,” commented Rich Dotson, Industrial Finishes & Systems RV division general manager. “His addition speaks to our commitment to the RV industry and the greater Elkhart region. We’re enthusiastic about the prospects for the market and are positioning ourselves to support growth in the area.”
An Elkhart native, Patterson is a graduate of Indiana University.