2022 ABMA Innovation Award Nominations Deadline

The American Brush Manufacturers Association (ABMA) is now accepting nominations for the William A. Cordes Innovation Excellence Award.

Entries for the award will be accepted until November 30, 2021, and the award presentation will be made at the ABMA Annual Convention in March 2022 at the Hyatt Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, Fla.

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ABMA Announces Dave Parr Retirement Plan

ABMA President Greg Miller announced on Tuesday the retirement and recruitment strategy to replace David Parr with a new ABMA Executive Director in 2022. Miller says, “Dave Parr has been ABMA Executive Director since 2002 and had told the ABMA board at that time he would serve for 20 years, retiring in 2022. I can speak for the Board when I say we are sorry to be at the event horizon for this change; and while we are sad to see Dave go after an accomplished tenure with ABMA, we are all working to find an outstanding leader who can continue ABMA on its long and storied trajectory.”

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ABMA 2021 Virtual Meeting Highlights

The ABMA 2021 Convention main session was held virtually yesterday afternoon and we’ll provide full coverage from the event in the next issue, but here are the early highlights:

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Nate Zappola: 1946-2020

Brush industry manufacturers, suppliers, friends and family are mourning the loss of Nathan Thomas Zappola, Director of New Product Development for The Mill-Rose Company, who passed away on Wednesday morning, December 30, 2020. He was 74 years old.

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57th Annual Mill-Rose Luncheon Features NFL Hall-of-Famer

Brush Manufacturers from Around the World Attend Mill-Rose Luncheon

On Friday, January 24, 2019, brush manufacturers from around the world gathered for the 57th Annual Mill-Rose Brush Manufacturers and Suppliers Luncheon, held at Pickwick and Frolic restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio.  At the luncheon’s opening, Mill-Rose President Greg Miller welcomed representatives from around the world. “Networking plays an important role in our business and there is no better way of communicating with contributors to our industry, whether manufacturers or suppliers, than at this annual meeting,” says Greg Miller. Miller continued with a brief explanation of the history behind the annual luncheon event and the importance of relationships within the brush manufacturing industry.

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Current Issue

SEP/OCT 2021

-2021 Artists Brush Special
-David Parr: Exit Strategy
-Profile: R.J. Lindstrom
-The Pulse: Artist Brush
-Business Intelligence
-First Half: US Import/Exports

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