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For Immediate Release

Contact: Michelle Herrington

Sr. Marketing Coordinator


Whitmore Manufacturing, Subsidiary of CSW Industrials, Expands Executive Leadership Team By Hiring Chad Spretz as Vice President of Sales

      Rockwall, Texas, January 12, 2022 – Whitmore Manufacturing, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CSW Industrials, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSWI) and leading innovator of products and services that increase the reliability, productivity, and lifespan of industrial assets, is pleased to announce that Chad Spretz has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Spretz will report directly to Mark Bass, President of Whitmore Manufacturing, and will lead the sales function globally for the Whitmore brands.

      "Chad has rich experience in lubricants and specialty chemicals, and he brings expertise in sales leadership and business development to Whitmore,” said Mr. Bass. "He understands our channels to market, and how to work with customers and channel partners to create value and drive growth. We are very happy to have him join our team."

      Mr. Spretz brings 18 years of experience in industrial sales and 13 years in sales management to the Whitmore leadership team. Most recently, he was Vice President of Business Development & Partnerships for Streamline Polymers, a specialty chemical company. He also held key sales and sales leadership roles with Chevron Lubricants, as well as sales and marketing positions focused on the oil and gas industry with Miller Consulting Services and Pitney Bowes Management Services, and he has served in several roles within sales and operations for Grainger Industrial Supply.

      "I am excited to be part of the Whitmore Manufacturing organization," Mr. Spretz said. "The company has a robust portfolio of products, strong leadership, and a diverse customer base. I look forward to leading the sales organization with a focus on driving growth and value for our shareholders."


      Established in 1893, Whitmore is an established leader in providing innovative products and services that increase the reliability, performance and lifespan of industrial assets. Brands include Whitmore, Jet-Lube, Deacon, Kats, OilSafe and Air Sentry, and they all manufacture reliable and high-performance products that meet the specific needs of each industry and application. Industrial customers worldwide rely on Whitmore to deliver the performance engineered solutions industry counts on even in the most adverse conditions and demanding environments. For more information, please visit


      CSW Industrials is a growth-oriented, diversified industrial Company with industry-leading operations in three segments: Contractor Solutions, Engineered Building Solutions, and Specialized Reliability Solutions. CSWI provides niche, value-added products with two essential commonalities: performance and reliability. The primary end markets we serve with our well-known brands include: HVAC/R, plumbing, general industrial, architecturally-specified building products, energy, mining, and rail. For more information, please visit

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