Meet Brian Spicer & Dwayne Behrens


Brian (left) Spent shy of 7 years in the U.S. Army, Brian experienced life lessons and gained the experience of worldly cultures and the ability to work with all individuals. As COO of Surplus Coatings, he leveraged his military experience to expand and grow their recycling efforts within the powder coating industry. Brian and Dwayne and team Innovakote are working towards eliminating the worlds waste powder coating.​

Dwayne (right) began working in the coatings industry in 1995 for Surplus Coatings, buying and selling powder coating manufacturers over-runs. In 2001 Dwayne purchased Surplus Coatings and expanded the business to begin recycling thermoset resins. Utilizing different recycling methods for the automotive, textile and powder coating industries, Surplus Coatings has recycled over 120 million pounds throughout the world in the past 24 years. Dwayne has worked with a large number of Universities and overseas companies learning and exploring new ways to bring the powder coating industry into a Zero waste industry. 

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