Archives for April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011

Lakeside, CA – April 21, 2011- Coating Services Group, LLC (CSG) is proud to announce that John Salazar has joined the company. John will be functioning on a daily basis responsible for Marketing & Sales and, as such, he will be spearheading the initiative to expand CSG’s presence both domestically and internationally. John brings over 20 years business acumen and leadership to the company. John also made a financial investment in the company thereby becoming co-owner (20%) of the company.

 "We are truly excited about the opportunity to join forces with John where his personal strengths, business experience and passion for our products complement the values our company has established within the industry" says Jeff Grant, President of Coating Services Group. "CSG was the exact type of company I was looking to invest in and work for.  With over 1,000 different clients, I am going to be very busy letting them know about my new addition of ownership as well as our updated and new products." adds John Salazar.

 About Coating Services Group, LLC:

Coating Services Group, LLC (CSG) is a privately held Delaware limited liability company which operates in a modern facility located in Lakeside, CA. The company has dedicated substantial resources to developing and refining coating technology for a number of commercial, industrial and medical applications. The company provides a variety of coatings such as Titanium Nitride (TiN), Zirconium Nitride (ZrN), Titanium Carbonitride (TiCN), Titanium Aluminum Nitride (TiAlN) and other surface engineering solutions. Since its inception, Coating Services Group has set the bar for excellence and value for its clients by delivering focused strategic and tactical results using its patented metallic coating technology to provide high quality specialty coating services to our customers. Our technologically advanced surface engineering is applied on flexible metals providing attractive and functional value. Our surface modifications are primarily applied to medical products, dental and orthodontic tools and appliances, military equipment, firearms, industrial tools, cutting blades of all types, consumer products, sporting equipment, jewelry, and many other surfaces.

 About John Salazar:    

John Salazar, a native of Southern California, moved to San Diego in 1977. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing, and a minor in Political Science from San Diego State University. After graduation, he worked for a local congressman and then formed his own marketing company. He spent the next 25 years growing the firm, which ultimately became an industry leader in customer service and acquisition.  Mr. Salazar left the company in 2009 to pursue other interests. He has since worked for the San Dieguito and Escondido School Districts as a teacher. Mr. Salazar lives with his wife, Donna, in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. The Salazars have three children.

 About the Transaction:

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. To learn more about Coating Services Group please visit Additional information about this press release is available by contacting its President, Jeff Grant at 619-596-7444 or by email.