Mechanical Division Adds Personnel

Ennis, TX –
Polyguard Products Mechanical Division is pleased to announce the following staffing additions.
Chris Parmele has recently joined the team as Business Development Manager. Chris brings over 20 years of experience in the construction industry and most recently worked for DuPont Performance Building Solutions as their Senior Industry Manager for the Cold Storage and Pipe insulation businesses. He has had roles in sales, marketing, and national account management. He received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Central Michigan University. Chris is married to his high school sweetheart and they have three children, 11, 13 and 16.
He enjoys spending time with his family, working out or catching one of his kid’s frequent soccer or baseball games. Chris is based out of Roswell, GA.

Andrew Hiatt is joining the Mechanical team as the Midwest Regional Sales Manager. Andrew comes to Polyguard from Jeff-Co, where he gained experience in the Mechanical Insulation Industry as an independent representative. He has a bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Neuroscience from Purdue University. His hobbies include golf, volleyball, swimming, scuba diving, and being the world’s greatest uncle. Andrew is based in Indianapolis, IN.

According to Nate Brink, Sales Director, Mechanical Division, “the addition of Chris and Andrew will allow us to increase our focus on growth in the short term and maintain continuity as senior members of our team approach retirement.”

Polyguard’s Mechanical Division offers weather and vapor barrier systems to keep pipe and duct insulation dry as
well as a unique Reactive Gel® coating to stop corrosion under insulation (CUI). Polyguard is a 100% employee-owned ESOP.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Tony Garone at 419.351.0296 or email at or Nate Brink at 312-218-3560 or email at