Dustin handles the day to day operations of the testing lab, along with overseeing all customer trials conducted at the Hockmeyer testing center.
He started his career in the paint and coatings industry in 2013 as a Lab Technician at Hockmeyer. Throughout the years, with the knowledge gained, Dustin has advanced from Lab Technician to Lab Coordinator, and to his current position of Lab Manager.
Dustin is a member of (NAPIM) the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers and the (ACA) American Coatings Association. He has completed the NPIRI Printing Ink Technology educational program and is involved in online Hockmeyer technical seminars and presentations.
He strives to provide excellent customer support through R&D testing, formulating, and troubleshooting to ensure they are maximizing efficiency and product quality.
Outside of Hockmeyer, Dustin enjoys the outdoors and coaching youth baseball. While he loves coaching, his main goal is to teach the youth life lessons through the game.