By Steven Soderberg, Lorin Industries, Inc.
Park Kersman, President of Lorin, has been elected as a board member of the Aluminum Anodizers Council. With this appointment, Kersman will draw on his deep subject matter expertise to provide insights and guidance to support the community of companies that create anodized aluminum, as well as those who use the material.
The Aluminum Anodizers Council is an international trade association for companies engaged in aluminum anodizing that supports members and users of anodized aluminum through education, advocacy, and promotion. The association’s initiatives include a yearly Buyer’s Guide, networking opportunities, advocating for the interests of its community, and listening to member input. The association’s flagship event, the Anodizing Conference and Exposition, takes place annually, and its website hosts educational materials on anodizing’s sustainability, durability, safety, and cost benefits.
As a third generation owner of Lorin Industries, with over 12 years serving at the helm of the company, Kersman’s passion for anodized aluminum truly runs in the family. Kersman believes strongly in a culture of innovation and customer focus, values that will shape his work with the Aluminum Anodizers Council. Kersman’s experience overseeing the creation of anodized aluminum for numerous iconic architectural projects across the globe will significantly inform his contributions to the association, allowing him to contribute his vision alongside his experience and expertise.