VersaFlex launches South America division and appoints new business manager to lead the unit

Fernando Costa VersaFlexVersaFlex Inc. has announced its new South American unit, VersaFlex South America. Fernando Costa will become the Business Manager of the new operation. The company has successfully completed applications in the South American market using a variety of VersaFlex’s high performance polyurea systems during the past several years. The site,, will offer product information, project profiles, product safety data sheets and a wealth of technical support information, including webinars, white papers and e-books. Materials will be offered in English beginning April 4, 2016, with translations in both Portuguese and Spanish landing on the site shortly thereafter.

VersaFlex South America is committed to providing outstanding technical support, world class training and only the highest quality polyurea protective coatings and linings systems to South America.

“We are excited to announce the launch of VersaFlex South America and to make our full line of pure polyurea systems available in South America,” said David Cerchie, president of VersaFlex. "South America provides unique opportunities, and we look forward to the launch of and Fernando joining the VersaFlex team."

Costa has nearly three decades of experience in the chemical industry and more than 10 years of experience in the polyurea and related coatings industry. He holds a degree in chemical engineering and has worked to formulate and manufacture products in a variety of industries, including paints, coatings, ceramics and nanotechnology.

To further the education of polyurea systems in South America, Costa will partner with Polyurea University, and its head instructor, Dudley J. Primeaux, II, PCS, CSI, to offer it’s world-class training classes in South America throughout each year.

VersaFlex Inc. formulates, manufactures and supplies pure polyurea coatings, liners and joint fill sealants for a wide variety of industrial, commercial and maintenance environments. VersaFlex is ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System compliant for both Polyurea Coating Manufacturing and Design. VersaFlex is a proud supporter of and endorses quality hands on polyurea training through the Polyurea University in Houston, Texas.

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