GARDCO, Byk-Gardner Name New Manager for Physical Test Equipment

The Paul N. Gardner Company (GARDCO) (Pompano Beach, Florida, USA), in conjunction with Byk-Gardner USA—worldwide partners of the industrial, automotive, paint, and plastics industries for quality control of color, appearance, and physical test equipment—announced the addition of Matthew Fajt as business line manager for physical test equipment.

In that role, Fajt will be providing direction for the physical test line of equipment of the Paul N. Gardner Company and Byk-Gardner Company with worldwide responsibilities. According to the groups, his expertise, strategy, and process improvements will help grow and strengthen the organization, as well as create a long-lasting relationship with clients and vendors.

Fajt arrives with over 20 years of sales, management, and application experience in the coatings and inspection equipment industries. His background is with Sherwin-Williams, KTA-Tator Inc., and Satterfield Painting Inc. He holds his NACE CIP II (Coating Inspector Program Level 2) certification.

Fajt currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, and he can be reached at or by phone at 412-736-9011.

Sources: GARDCO,; Byk-Gardner USA,