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First In Finishing

Experts in Powder Coating Equipment

About Us

Monte McClung

Owner 

Monte McClung

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A Bit About Monte McClung

Monte McClung, Owner of First In Finishing, formed its beginning's in 2009 after a 20 year Career at Gema™  in Powder Coating Systems.  

 

Education- Monte McClung, graduated from DeVry University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering in the fall of 1990. Gema™ Powder Coating Systems (1990-2009)- He was hired by Gema™ in 1990 as a Field Service Engineer.

  

Field Service Engineering Responsibilities
- Traveling to Customers Facilities Supervising Powder Booth System Installation. Worked with mechanical, electrical and general contractors to complete projects on time and within budget.
- Installation of Gema™ Application Equipment packages including mechanical, electrical and pneumatic systems installation and startup.
- Service Calls to provide system troubleshooting and debug for customers      .
- Training for Customers including equipment operation, function, maintenance, applications and service.

Product Development Engineering Responsibilities
- After 3 years in the Gema™ Service Department he was promoted to Design Engineer in the Product Development Group at  Gema.   Over the next 16 years I completed or worked as a team on the following projects.
- Gema™ Switzerland - Team Projects
- Design and Trade Focus Projects on Application Equipment including control units, powder guns and powder pumps
- Design and Trade Focus Projects on Powder Booth Systems from US market studies
- Responsible for working with Gema™ Switzerland to understand products brought into US market.  Responsible for training       Gema™ US personnel
- Traveled to Gema™ Switzerland annually to implement design meeting and work on projects
- Gema™ USA Team and Solo Projects
- Responsible for incorporating Gema™ Switzerland product into USA project to fit USA markets including application equipment such as control units, powder guns and powder pumps
- US Design team for Powder Booth Designs, both Cartridge and Color Change Systems
- Lead projects on electrical and pneumatic platforms and systems for complete powder coating booth systems.
- Lead projects working with all suppliers/vendors to source product to meet needs/requirements and control costs.
- Lead projects to design introductory and harsh environment powder coating systems.
- Responsible for training and supporting repair and service departments at Gema™.
- He worked in the Product Development Group for 16 years and 3 years in Field Service at Gema™ for almost 20 years of service.

First In Finishing (2009-Present)    
- He left Gema™ in spring of 2009 and founded First In Finishing.
- First In Finishing Company Mission - "Provide quality and reliable powder coating solutions while saving and controlling costs to customers."
- Provide Powder Coating Equipment Sales on New Gema™ Powder Coating Equipment
- Provide Rebuilt/Refurbished Gema™ Powder Coating Equipment.
- Provide Powder Coating Spare Parts Sales
- Provide Equipment Repairs on all Gema™ Powder Coating Equipment.
- Provide In-Plant Service’s diagnostics, troubleshooting and debugging powder coating equipment.
- Provide In-Plant Training including equipment operation, function, application, maintenance and service
- Work with customers to determine their requirements for powder coating equipment to best fit their production needs while  maintaining budget.
-Anything that Gema™ has manufactured since the 70’s I am familiar with and have worked on regarding repairs, service or training.
-To provide an alternate source for powder coating equipment and spare parts that allows customers to save money.

Who is First In Finishing and What's Our History?


- Provide Rebuilt/Refurbished Gema™ Powder Coating Equipment.
- Provide Powder Coating Spare Parts Sales
- Provide Equipment Repairs on  Gema™ Powder Coating Equipment.
- Provide In-Plant Service’s diagnostics, troubleshooting and debugging powder coating equipment.
- Provide In-Plant Training including equipment operation, function, application, maintenance and service
- Work with customers to determine their requirements for powder coating equipment to best fit their production needs while maintaining budget.
-Anything that Gema™ has manufactured since the 70’s we are familiar with and have worked on regarding repairs, service or training.
-To provide an alternate source for powder coating equipment and spare parts that allows customers to save money.

We are excited to partner with Electron!

First In Finishing & Electron

Founded in 1998, Sistem Teknik A.Ş. has been a preferred company within Turkey in domestic and international markets with a high satisfaction thanks to its products produced under the ELECTRON brand in accordance with advanced standards for a quarter of a century. Every day, our capacity grows a little more with our widespread sales and service network as well as our strategic perspective, quality and efficient production by prioritizing customer satisfaction.

Following the increasing production volume, our company continues its activities in two separate locations in Izmir with a total area of 15.000 m² to provide a more efficient production for its customers with a production track in accordance with the advanced standards equipped, state-of-the-art machinery and our R&D center certified by the Ministry of Industry and Technology.

Our company is one of the leading companies in the sector specialized in the production of "Electrostatic Powder Coating Equipment and Complete Coating Systems" with more than a quarter century of knowledge and experience. Produced under the Electron brand with world quality standards, our products are widely accepted in Turkey thanks to our professional dealers and after-sales services, as well as production, assembly, spare parts and after-sales services in more than 50 countries in 5 continents all over the world.

Besides device production, we evaluate the needs and demands of our customers for project-based paint systems, offer the best solutions, add all the new technological developments in our sector to our applications and continue to develop without compromising on quality.

In order to ensure the sustainability of our products and to ensure the same high quality, we develop systems that will enable the development of our processes, and we certify these systems and products we have developed with the following certificates to comply with international standards and to ensure reliability in all geographies.

In order for our products to be sustainable and remain at the same high quality, we develop systems that will ensure the development of our processes, and we certify these systems and products with the following certificates to meet international standards and ensure reliability in all geographies.

Istanbul headquarters has an area of 500 m2. We continue our high quality production in a total area of 15,000 m² in two separate locations in Izmir.

In our organization, our Domestic Sales, Export Sales, Finance and Accounting, R&D, Production, After Sales Services, Planning, Purchasing, Human Resources, Quality, ERP Business and Process Development, Information Processing, Warehouse, and Shipment departments work with all their efforts to ensure the highest efficiency and efficiency in the management of orders.

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