North American Coating Laboratories Names Andrew Hopper Vice President

Date Announced: October 11, 2022

Mentor, Ohio – North American Coating Laboratories (NACL) is excited to announce that Andrew Hopper has joined the organization as Vice President. Andrew will provide leadership and guidance for the team to provide a sales experience that continues to exceed customer expectations as well as promoting and encouraging continuous process improvement. With over 20 years of sales and management experience with a keen focus on customer experience, the team at NACL looks forward to his leadership as we look to the future of the organization.

Brian Wilson, President, and CEO shared “Andy is a welcome addition to the excellent established team at NACL.  He brings a new level of focus on customer relationships which is paramount to our business style and ideals.  His expertise in relationship management and growth will continue to build our connections and establish new, exciting opportunities.”

“I am looking forward to engaging our team of 30 employees to help you solve your optical coating challenges by providing high technology optical coating services for optics in endless industries.  I am driven to create a positive working relationship with customers and team members, and above all, am here to help!” shared Hopper. NACL is committed to continuing to serve as a dedicated technical partner to our customers and looks forward to having Andrew join our leadership team to help us as we continue to grow into new industries, new technologies, and new challenges.

About North American Coating Laboratories

NACL is an industry leading thin-film coating provider working with a diverse array of customers in fields including military, medical, automotive, consumer device, augmented reality, machine learning, and LIDAR/UAV systems. Our ubiquitous technologies and customer-centric approach to engineering solutions make us an ideal partner whether you are looking to create a piece of disruptive technology, or consistently deliver a one-million-piece order to market. Our experience in both dip and vacuum-applied processes makes NACL one of the most respected organizations in the optical coatings field. Because of our vertical integration and ability to design thin-films for use in any spectrum of light from the UV to the long-wave infrared, there are few challenges that NACL cannot assist you with.

Our coating competencies include protective, scratch-resistant, reflective, anti-reflective, filter, conductive, ITO, chemically resistive, and infrared coatings. North American Coating Laboratories is an certified to ISO 9001 with design and registered to ITAR/EAR standards set forth by the Department of Defense.