East Coast Electronic Material Supply

Company Profile

East Coast Electronic Material Supply was founded in 2006 by John Robinson following his 5 years as Vice President of Sales at NLS in Atkinson, NH. Using his extensive network of contacts built up from over 25 years in the business, he quickly grew his company to be one of the leading distributors of printed circuit board process materials in the Midwest and Eastern United States.

Mr. Robinson and East Coast Electronic Material Supply continues to support its customer base with fast, on-time deliveries, competitive pricing, and personalized service that has generated the highest customer loyalty in the electronic materials business.
East Coast Electronic Material Supply - Distributor of Dow Chemical products for the Printed Circuit Board industry.


John Robinson

President   Mr. Robinson has over 25 years with Dow Electronic Materials (previously known as Rohm and Haas) products with 15 of those years working for Dow, including 8 years as a formulating chemist, 2 years in Corporate Technical Service, and 5 years in the Sales group, with three of those years as Key Account Manager for the Northeast. Mr. Robinson also spent 5 years as the Vice President of Sales for NLS, a Dow Electronic Materials Distributor covering all of the East Coast accounts prior to its closure. Since early 2006, Mr. Robinson has been successfully running East Coast Electronic Material Supply LLC covering the same territory he has been working in for over a decade.

Richard Reynolds

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.

Larry Boehm

Account Manager / Sales and Technical Support   Mr. Boehm has over 15 years of wet-process lab experience with 12 years directly involved with Dow Electronic Materials chemical processes, most recently as Chemical Laboratory Group Leader at Sanmina in Owego, New York. He has in-depth experience with lab analysis and control including UV-Vis Spectroscopy, AA Gas Chromatography, and CPVS-CVS. Larry is a Certified Trainer for multiple wet process technologies including ENIG, Electrolytic Plating, Electroless Copper, and Dry Film. Additional experience and certification as an ISO Auditor, HazMat First Responder, EMT, and Statistics makes Larry an excellent resource for troubleshooting auditing of current processes and installation of new processes.

David Donovan

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.

Chuck Harrison

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.

Ed Kneller

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.

Paul Welter

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.