Insulectro

Company Profile


East Coast Electronic Material Supply was founded in 2006 by John Robinson following his 5 years as Vice President of Sales at NLS in Atkinson, NH. Using his extensive network of contacts built up from over 25 years in the business, he quickly grew his company to be one of the leading distributors of printed circuit board process materials in the Midwest and Eastern United States. In March of 2021, INSULECTRO, the largest distributor of materials for use in manufacture of printed circuit board and printed electronics, acquired East Coast Material Supply.

Mr. Robinson and the INSULECTRO chemistry team continue to support its customer base with fast, on-time deliveries, competitive pricing, and personalized service that has generated the highest customer loyalty in the electronic materials business.
INSULECTRO - Distributor of Dow Chemical products for the Printed Circuit Board industry.

Staff

John Robinson

Vice President, Chemistry   East Coast Electronic Material Supply (purchased by Insulectro in 2021) was founded in 2006 by John Robinson. John's early career started at DuPont, first as a Research Chemist, later as Corporate Technical Support, then followed by several years as a Key Account Manager. After leaving DuPont, John became the Vice President of Sales for an East Coast based Distributor servicing the Circuit Board and General Metal Finishing Industries. In 2006, using his extensive network of contacts built up from over 25 years in the business, John started East Coast Electronic Material Supply LLC. The company grew to sell and service a full range of products for the Printed Circuit Board, General Metal Finishing, and Chemical Milling industries.

Paul Welter

Director of Sales for DuPont Chemistry   Mr. Welter is a Chemistry Graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and has over 15 years experience in the Printed Circuit and Industrial Metal Finishing Industries. Paul began his career working for LeaRonal (later acquired by Rohm and Haas) as a Chemist in their Addison, IL facility. From that position, he transitioned to a Technical Service then Account Management position in the Midwest. In 2013 he accepted a Sr. Account Manager position with Tapco Circuit Supply, and in 2015 Paul joined East Coast Electronic Material Supply as a Senior Account Manager for the Upper Midwest sales territory. Shortly after the acquisition of East Coast Material Supply by INSULECTRO in 2021, Mr. Welter was promoted to Director of Sales for DuPont Chemistry. His expertise includes most PCB processes as well as General Metal Finishing and Imaging.

David Donovan

Senior Account Manager / Sales and Technical Support   Mr. Donovan has over 30 years experience in the printed circuit industry. A graduate of Lynchburg College, VA, he started with Cutronics Inc. in Timonium, MD, and worked there for 12 years mostly as an Engineering Manager. He then spent 13 years with Dynachem, Morton, Shipley, and Rohm and Haas as a Technical Sales Rep. covering the Southeast and later the Northeast regions. In 2004 he started with MacDermid Inc. in Waterbury, CT, as a Technical Sales and Service Rep. for the Northeast region.

Ed Kneller

Senior Account Manager and Technical Support   Ed has 38 years of experience in the printed circuit board industry. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry. He began work in the circuit board industry in 1979 in process management at a board shop in Fort Wayne IN. In 1982 he joined Morton\Dynachem as a Technical Account Manager in the Chicagoland market. Ed held various roles with Morton and then Dow including distribution management. In 2002 he joined Tapco and re-engaged his Chicagoland sales territory eventually managing their chemistry and imaging business group. In 2015, Ed joined East Coast Electronic Material Supply as a Senior Account Manager for the Lower Midwest sales territory. His expertise includes most PCB processes but particularly metallization and imaging.