CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL), announced today that Barry Holt has been appointed President of Carlisle’s newest operating business, Carlisle Fluid Technologies as of Thursday, September 10, 2015. As Carlisle continues its integration of the finishing business acquired from Graco Inc. in April of 2015, the Company is implementing a number of initiatives to better serve its customers. Key to this strategy is the appointment of Barry Holt to lead Carlisle Fluid Technologies. Barry joined the predecessor company in 1984 and has held several executive positions. Most recently he served as Vice President of the international business for the past five years. He brings with him significant product, commercial and management experience gained over 36 years in the finishing business, as well as the respect of the industry. Barry will focus on global growth, new product development, expansion of new markets and continued implementation of the Carlisle Operating System.
About Carlisle Fluid Technologies
Carlisle Fluid Technologies manufactures a complete range of industrial finishing equipment through its Finishing Brands division. This global unit is focused on integrated total system solutions through the spraying, pumping, mixing, metering, and curing of a variety of coatings used in the transportation, general industrial, protective coating, wood, specialty and auto refinishing markets. With a history spanning 350 years in combined experience, four brands of equipment are designed and built to provide finishing solutions with long-term value. Customers involved in challenging finishing applications in particular, and the industrial marketplace overall, will benefit from Finishing Brands advanced technology – from DeVilbiss® atomization, to Ransburg® electrostatics, BGK® curing and controls, and Binks® atomization and fluid handling.
About Carlisle Companies Incorporated
Carlisle Companies Incorporated is a global diversified company that designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of products that serve a broad range of niche markets including commercial roofing, energy, agriculture, mining, construction, aerospace and defense electronics, medical technology, foodservice, healthcare, sanitary maintenance, transportation, general industrial, protective coating, wood, specialty and auto refinishing. Through our group of decentralized operating companies led by entrepreneurial management teams, we bring innovative product solutions to solve the challenges facing our customers. Our worldwide team of employees, who generated $3.2 billion in net sales in 2014, is focused on continuously improving the value of the Carlisle brand by developing the best products, ensuring the highest quality and providing unequaled customer service in the many industries we serve. Learn more about Carlisle at www.carlisle.com.