PALATINE, IL - TEC Specialty Products, Inc. has named John Prince as western territory manager in the company's wholesale tile and flooring group. He will handle sales and market development for TEC's line of stone and ceramic tile setting materials, flooring installation systems and surface preparation products. Prince will serve TEC clientele in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and western Wyoming. Prince joined TEC two years ago as a chemist in the Research and Development Group; he has four years of experience in the building products industry.