The ABMA website recently reported Andrea Chiappelli of Brush Research Manufacturing passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020. Chiappelli was well-known in the brush industry after working at a number of ABMA member companies over the years. More information and a letter from Tori Chiapelli are available on the ABMA website.
The ABMA Foundation has announced a $5,000 General Endowment award to Andrea Chiappelli to aid with his medical treatments and care. ABMA Foundation President D Scott Enchelmaier said “We are pleased to have a Foundation that can serve to help industry people in need. Andrea Chiappelli has worked in at least five ABMA member companies over the past couple of decades and has a longstanding relationship within the industry. We are most happy and honored to be in a position to help Andrea and [ . . . ]