President East Coast Electronic Material Supply was founded in 2006 by John Robinson. John's early career started at DuPont, first as a Research Chemist, later as Corporate Technical Support, then followed by several years as a Key Account Manager. After leaving DuPont, John became the Vice President of Sales for an East Coast based Distributor servicing the Circuit Board and General Metal Finishing Industries. In 2006, using his extensive network of contacts built up from over 25 years in the business, John started East Coast Electronic Material Supply LLC. The company has grown over the last several years and now sells and services a full range of products for the Printed Circuit Board, General Metal Finishing, and Chemical Milling industries. With 8 warehouses from the Intermountain States to the East Coast and North into Canada, East Coast Electronic Material Supply LLC is one of the leading distributors of printed circuit board process materials in North America.
Vice President of Sales Mr. Reynolds, an Engineering/Management graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology and Northeastern University, has over 30 years of experience working in the Circuit Board Industry. In his first position after college, he worked with an engineering team that built Printed Circuit Manufacturing facilities for Digital Equipment Corporation in both Phoenix, AZ and Puerto Rico. His career has taken him from engineering to technical sales and sales management. Prior to his start with East Coast Electronic Material Supply, he spent two years at the Dow Corporate Office (Rohm and Haas, at the time) in Philadelphia, PA working with multiple business units implementing a corporate Sales Excellence program.
Senior Account Manager / Sales and Technical Support Mr. Donovan has over 30 years experience in the printed circuit industry. A graduate of Lynchburg College, VA, he started with Cutronics Inc. in Timonium, MD, and worked there for 12 years mostly as an Engineering Manager. He then spent 13 years with Dynachem, Morton, Shipley, and Rohm and Haas as a Technical Sales Rep. covering the Southeast and later the Northeast regions. In 2004 he started with MacDermid Inc. in Waterbury, CT, as a Technical Sales and Service Rep. for the Northeast region.
Senior Account Manager Over 27 years of plating experience with 23 years spent at Atotech in Electronics, Semiconductor, and GMF plating chemicals. Most of that time spent on the west coast based in California. Studied Chemical Engineering at Penn State University and has a background through his career in lab techniques, technical service, sales, and sales management. Strong in circuit board manufacturing processes, General Metal finishing from bumper plating to wire manufacturing, and Process equipment. Chuck is the Senior account manager for the Southeast Region.
Senior Account Manager and Technical Support Ed has 38 years of experience in the printed circuit board industry. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry. He began work in the circuit board industry in 1979 in process management at a board shop in Fort Wayne IN. In 1982 he joined Morton\Dynachem as a Technical Account Manager in the Chicagoland market. Ed held various roles with Morton and then Dow including distribution management. In 2002 he joined Tapco and re-engaged his Chicagoland sales territory eventually managing their chemistry and imaging business group. In 2015, Ed joined East Coast Electronic Material Supply as a Senior Account Manager for the Lower Midwest sales territory. His expertise includes most PCB processes but particularly metallization and imaging.
Senior Account Manager and Technical Support Mr. Welter is a Chemistry Graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and has over 15 years experience in the Printed Circuit and Industrial Metal Finishing Industries. Paul began his career working for LeaRonal (later acquired by Rohm and Haas) as a Chemist in their Addison, IL facility. From that position, he transitioned to a Technical Service then Account Management position in the Midwest. In 2013 he accepted a Sr. Account Manager position with Tapco Circuit Supply, and in 2015 Paul joined East Coast Electronic Material Supply as a Senior Account Manager for the Upper Midwest sales territory. His expertise includes most PCB processes as well as General Metal Finishing and Imaging.