Shurtape Technologies, LLC, a producer of pressure-sensitive tapes, has expanded its sales team supporting the Industrial and Construction Channel; John Erwin was hired as a national channel manager and Nick Baloun was brought on as a senior national account manager.
As National Channel Manager, Erwin is responsible for the development, growth and success of Shurtape’s Industrial and Construction business, leveraging over 30 years of experience in this industry. He was most recently employed at Apex Tool Group, where he spent seven years as southeast regional manager. He also founded Erwin Sales & Associates, was employed by Danaher Tool Group as a regional sales manager and director for the Industrial Channel, and began his career with Stanley Tool Company.
Baloun’s focus as senior national account manager is on delivering high-quality, innovative tape solutions to a variety of national accounts within the Industrial and Construction Channel, drawing on his 15 years of experience in managing industrial sales and national accounts. He also comes from Apex Tool Group, where he has served in a variety of roles over the past eight years, including national account manager.
“We are excited to welcome John and Nick to our team,” said Mark Hooks, vice president of Sales Operations and Channel Management at Shurtape Technologies. “John’s decades of experience and extensive knowledge of the Industrial & Construction landscape, combined with Nick’s sales expertise and strategic leadership skills, will be extremely beneficial to the continued growth and focus on this channel for Shurtape and our valued partners.”