TCI Powder Coatings, a Subsidiary of RPM International, Hires Dale Blackwell as Director of Manufacturing

(Americus, GA, May 15, 2017) – TCI Powder Coatings, is pleased to announce Dale Blackwell as Director of Manufacturing effective May 1, 2017.  Dale brings over 20 years of manufacturing and operations experience to this position with TCI. Prior to this position, Dale spent 16 years managing various powder manufacturing locations with Valspar.  He has also worked for Drexel Chemical Company and A&L Analytical Labs.  

Doug Greene, President of TCI, expresses “We are thrilled to have Dale join our team.  Dale has a unique blend of skills and experience in the manufacturing industry that will benefit our organization and further advance our Premium Brand position in the powder coatings market”.

Mr. Blackwell is a graduate of Lambuth University with a BS in Chemistry.  Dale, his wife Vivian, and sons William (14) and Sidney (13) will be relocating from Covington, GA to the Americus area in the near future.

About TCI Powder Coatings For over 25 years, TCI has been manufacturing powder coatings and dedicating itself to developing superior thermoset powder coatings and providing unparalleled service to its customers. For more information, visit

About RPM RPM International Inc., a holding company, owns subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials, and related services serving both industrial and consumer markets. RPM's industrial products include roofing systems, sealants, corrosion control coatings, flooring coatings, and specialty chemicals. Industrial brands include Stonhard, Tremco, illbruckCarbolineFlowcreteUniversal Sealants and Euco. RPM's consumer products are used by professionals and do-it-yourselfers for home maintenance and improvement and by hobbyists. Consumer brands include ZinsserRust-OleumDAP, Varathane, and Testors. Additional details can be found at and by following RPM on Twitter at