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Team

Committed to Quality and Excellence

The entire American Faucet and Coatings Corporation is focused on its mission of designing and manufacturing the finest faucets and metal finishing and coatings for our clients.

Tell us your faucetry requirements, budget, and timeframe and we will fulfill it. We are committed to producing the finest faucetry products.

Charles C. Butler, Founder

Executives

Charles C. Butler

Founder

Charles C. Butler started American Faucet and Coatings Corporation in 1986 for the purpose of producing faucetry that met rigorous standards of quality. He grew the company both in size and capabilities into its current 60,000-square-feet modern manufacturing facility in Vista, California.

  • Original Dupont Corian fabricator in the United States in 1972
  • Former Vice President of Dixieline Lumber. Designed and built Dixieline Lumber Classics Collection in 1985.
  • General contractor and remodeling contractor since 1970
  • Chairman of the Board of the Copley Family YMCA in San Diego and served on the San Diego YMCA’s Board of Governors
  • Served on the Board of Directors of the Associated Building Contractors as Treasurer for five years
800-960-2284

Susan Butler

President

Susan Butler started in 1992 with the founder of the SIGMA brand of faucets, Charles C Butler. In collaboration with Charles C. Butler, she has been instrumental in growing American Faucet and Coatings Corporation into a world-class kitchen and bathroom faucet design and manufacturing company whose high-quality products are featured in some of the finest hotels and residences around the world.

800-960-2284

Rakesh Pardeshi

Chief Operating Officer

American Faucet and Coatings Corporation is pleased to appoint Rakesh R. Pardeshi as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective August 1, 2021. Mr. Pardeshi has an extensive career in information technology with over 20 years of computer technology experience and Internet sales and marketing for well-known brands in the Kitchen and Bath Industry. Additionally, Mr. Pardeshi has over 10 years of experience in manufacturing, import, and export in the United States of America, China, and India. His business strengths include expertise in operations, information technology, computer technology, digital marketing, business development, and manufacturing. He has been responsible for large organizations and achieved business success in business management and executive roles. We are pleased to welcome aboard Mr. Pardeshi in this leadership role to continue the journey in growing AFCC.

“I am very excited to join AFCC and its rich history. I welcome the opportunity to further develop the company within the Kitchen and Bath Industry.” – Rakesh Pardeshi

(760) 273-4237
📧 rpardeshi@afccorp.net

Justin E. Tracy

Vice President of Business Development

American Faucet and Coatings Corporation is pleased to announce that Justin Tracy has joined us Vice President of Business Development, effective February 4, 2022. Mr. Tracy has a tenured career in the Luxury Plumbing Industry with over 13 years of Sales, Marketing & Customer Service experience and for well-known brands in the Kitchen and Bath Sector. Additionally, Mr. Tracy has over 10 years of experience in the Hospitality industry. His business strengths include expertise in customer relations, product and sales training, business development, and manufacturing. We are pleased to welcome aboard Mr. Tracy in this leadership role to continue the journey in growing AFCC.

317-753-5016 (mobile)
760-525-2380 (office)
📧 jtracy@sigmafaucet.com

Elizabeth Savino

Operations Manager

Elizabeth has a 16 year production control background in Aerospace contract manufacturing. Through this time, she has worked with ISO, AS9100, and Nadcap standards. Additionally, she has completed programs for CPIM and ISO 9001:2016 Internal Auditor certification. She excels in scheduling, materials management, and process control. Elizabeth has a strong foundation of maintaining excellent levels of customer service and vendor relations.

800-960-2284
📧 esavino@afccorp.net

Design Team

Renato Rossi

Rubinetteria Rossi Fiorenzo
European Business Partner
Designer and Consultant

Renato Rossi is a renowned Italian faucetry designer with his own international firm. He creates designs that are distinguished by their timeless elegance and simplicity. His modern and contemporary European aesthetic has created more than 10 designer series for American Faucet and Coatings Corporation and other leading faucet manufactures in the world.

Rubinetteria Rossi Fiorenzo

Via G. Verdi, 7 - Fraz. Berzonno

28076 Pogno (NO) - Italy

(39) 0322 996840
📧 info@rossifiorenzo.it
Fax (39) 0322 97495

Alex Miller

Architect and Artist

Growing up in coastal California, Alex Miller recognized the beauty in nature all around him and was inspired to create his own paradise in whatever form he could. Alex designs faucets with organic designs, because he recognized that faucets are a remarkable celebration of nature and of the water cycle – a story that begins in the sea where the ocean surface forms into clouds. With this in mind he began hand sculpting his original designs for the Aurora and Sky faucet collections.

Alex Miller Studio creates original designs through an organic process of experimentation with hand made sculpture. Each design evolves in this way from one artist’s dream into a functional product that has both a unique identity and a signature style.

SIGMA Design Lab

Our in-house SIGMA Design Lab is a team of experienced designers who design new and advanced faucetry products. They derive design inspirations from industrial products, natural objects, and living organisms, repurposing design ideas and evolving them into fresh design concepts that become realized into new faucetry products. The SIGMA Design Lab also includes our best sales and marketing professionals, who are highly-experienced and have vast expertise in high-end faucetry. They provide valuable market input from our customers.


Engineering Team

Don Arnold

East Coast Regional Factory Representative
Engineering Faucet Maker
Consulting Engineer and Factory-to-Factory Agent since 1986

Don Arnold has spent more than 50 years dealing with plumbing products — roles that have included engineering, marketing and training. Over that span of years, he has been responsible for the development of many successful industry products (many based on his numerous patents), managed marketing for leading manufacturer s and served as the technical editor of Supply House Times. His long-running series on product education in that magazine, “The College of Product Knowledge,” was subsequently published in book form and has served as the standard industry training resource for many years. Don has been awarded more than 30 patents, is a speaker at many industry conferences internationally, and is a member of press party covering the ISH show in Frankfurt, Germany for many years.

847-340-1345
📧 donarnold.h2o@gmail.com

Mario Semchuck

Engineering Faucet Maker
Consulting Engineer

Mario Semchuck has a passion for creativity which he expresses by designing new faucetry products. He combines form and function — aesthetics and engineering — in his faucet designs. His engineering approach is based on the foundation of a solid mechanical design that not only works properly, but works consistently well with long-term durability. The components that make a product must be producible using standard manufacturing processes, with tolerances that can be controlled and verified. The product must be easy to assemble, in either low or high volume production runs. In addition to reliable mechanical function, the factors of aesthetics, cost, ease of installation and easy serviceability are the other essentials that must be considered from the inception of any product design project.

In the mid-1980’s, Mario worked for Price Pfister as the research and development manager recommending, developing, and implementing new products.

In 1996, Mario co-founded Wave Corporation and served as the Vice President of Engineering and designed and engineered the core line of products — lead free faucets for use with filtration and reverse osmosis systems.

In the early 2000's, Mario formed Random Design LLC and worked as an engineering consultant for the following companies: Sloan Valve Company, Kohler, Kallista, Delta Faucet, Technical Concepts, Prier Products, Inter/Source Services, Watts/Premier Water Systems, American Faucet, Harden Industries, Precision Brass, and Anaheim Manufacturing.

Mario has 17 United States design and utility patents and several foreign applications.

Semchuck Design

480-314-2300
📧︎ semchuck@cox.net

Matthew Booker

Director of Engineering

800-960-2284
📧︎ mbooker@afccorp.net

Nick Trepkowski

Consulting Engineer

Nick Trep Designs

810-875-0767
📧︎ nicktrep@live.com

Supply Chain

Charles C. Butler

Founder

Charles C. Butler started American Faucet and Coatings Corporation in 1986 for the purpose of producing faucetry that met rigorous standards of quality. He grew the company both in size and capabilities into its current 60,000-square-feet modern manufacturing facility in Vista, California.

  • Original Dupont Corian fabricator in the United States in 1972
  • Former Vice President of Dixieline Lumber. Designed and built Dixieline Lumber Classics Collection in 1985.
  • General contractor and remodeling contractor since 1970
  • Chairman of the Board of the Copley Family YMCA in San Diego and served on the San Diego YMCA’s Board of Governors
  • Served on the Board of Directors of the Associated Building Contractors as Treasurer for five years
800-960-2284