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New Business Line Manager for Physical Test Equipment for Paul N. Gardner Company and Byk-Gardner USA

Paul N. Gardner Company (GARDCO) in conjunction with Byk-Gardner USA – worldwide partners of the industrial, automotive, paint, and plastics industries for quality control of color, appearance, and physical test equipment – announce the addition of Matthew Fajt as Business Line Manager for Physical Test Equipment effective January 4th, 2022.

Matt will be providing the direction for the Physical Test line of equipment for the Paul N. Gardner Company and Byk-Gardner Company, with worldwide responsibilities. His expertise, strategy, and process improvements will help grow and strengthen the organization and will create a long-lasting relationship with our clients and vendors.

Fajt comes to us with over 20 years of sales, management, and application experience in the coatings, and inspection equipment industries. His background is with The Sherwin-Williams Paint Company, KTA-TATOR Inc, and Satterfield Painting Inc.  He holds his NACE CIP II.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from St Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. as well as a Master of Business Administration from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.  He currently resides in Pittsburgh with his wife Jennifer and children David and Anastasia.

Matt can be reached at or +1 (412) 736-9011.

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