U-C Coatings, LLC, a leading manufacturer of wood protection products announces the promotion of Chris Fehr to Sales Director – Eastern Region. Chris joined U-C Coatings in February 2017 as a Sales Representative covering the Great Lakes and Midwest Territory, including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
In his new role, Chris will oversee the Eastern Region Sales Team as U-C Coatings continues to grow as a trusted partner in the logging and lumber protection, wood products manufacturing and woodworking industries.
“Chris has done a remarkable job representing U-C Coatings,” says CEO Eric Degenfelder. “He has served our customers well, grown his territory, and partnered with customers on the launch of new products such as our Contechem line of sapstain control and brighteners. We are excited for him to take on this expanded role with the company.”
Chris has over 20 years of experience in the forest products industry as a procurement forester, lumber trader and sales director for a number of hardwood lumber companies including Northwest Hardwoods, Baillie Lumber, Kiever-Willard Lumber, Ron Jones Hardwood Sales and Clear Lake Lumber. He also serves as a current member of the Board of Directors for the Great Lakes Kiln Drying Association. His expertise provides him with unique insight into the needs of U-C Coatings’ customers.
Fehr graduated cum laude from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management.