Atlan Dyess Inc. expands its service areas to include Illinois and Southern Wisconsin.

September 19, 2006


State College, PA – Chemcut Corporation is pleased to announce that one of its representative sales organizations, Atlan Dyess, Inc., has expanded its service area to include the entire state of Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. The change was effective September 1, 2006. Atlan Dyess, based in Forth Worth, TX, has been representing Chemcut products since 2001 in the South-Central U.S., including the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas. The firm will also continue to represent Chemcut throughout a large portion of Mexico. Julie Taylor, Regional Sales & Marketing Manager for Atlan Dyess. The northern region, will continue to lead Atlan Dyess’ Chemcut sales efforts in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, and also gains the new territory in Illinois and Wisconsin. Atlan Dyess General Manager Doug McBride remains the Chemcut representative in Texas and Louisiana.

“Atlan Dyess,” stated Rick Lies, Chemcut’s CEO & General Manager, “has served Chemcut very well over the past five years, and we are confident that our customers will be the true beneficiaries of this service area expansion.” Lies continued, “Atlan Dyess is very well known throughout the PCB industry. They have the skills and resources needed to effectively promote Chemcut, and they are widely recognized as a customer service-oriented organization. We look forward to maintaining a long, productive relationship with their organization.”
Atlan Industries began serving printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers in Texas in 1973, and Dyess Company was founded in 1956 as a supplier to the industrial manufacturing industry. Branching out into electronics assembly in 1990, Dyess Company moved into the PCB market in 1994. In October 2002, the two companies merged to form Atlan Dyess and now serves all of these industries. The company maintains 25,000 square feet of office and warehouse space in Fort Worth, in addition to other facilities throughout its service area.

Information about Atlan Dyess is available online at or by calling (817) 335-1448.