An office in the United States allows us to further build on our strong and growing client base across the Americas, whilst continuing to offer even greater service to our current clients.
(PRWEB) June 27, 2013
TZMI, one of the world’s leading providers of expert advice in minerals, metals and chemicals, is pleased to announce the expansion of the company with the opening of a new office in the Houston metro area, Texas USA. Headed by Eric Bender, VP Americas, the newly established office in Houston will provide a central hub to facilitate client and industry relationships from the Americas and Europe.
Following the opening of the Shanghai, China office in 2012, TZMI is delighted to continue to offer greater service potential to our clients globally and the expansion to new geographies will continue to strengthen the service offering.
TZMI also welcomes Gregg A. Goodnight who joined the team on June 17 and will work out of the Houston, Texas office. For 12 years prior to joining TZMI, Gregg worked as a chemicals equity analyst for UBS as part of the US Equity Research organization, leading the team during the last two years. His area of focus included the analysis of commodity chemicals, including ethylene and derivatives, propylene, commodity plastics, inorganic chemicals (including TiO2) and others. Gregg’s UBS team covered major US chemical producers including Dow Chemical, DuPont, LyondellBasell, Tronox and other large and mid-cap companies.
Prior to UBS, Gregg worked in the chemical industry for 27 years in various assignments at DuPont, Monsanto, and Solutia. Gregg holds degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Texas and the University of Pennsylvania and is a registered engineer in the State of Texas. He and his wife Nancy live in Pearland, Texas along with their three children and two grandchildren.
TZMI’s Managing Director, Philip Murphy said “The further expansion of TZMI is a testament to the talent of our people and the interest we receive of companies globally wanting to take up TZMI’s services, across both our Markets and Strategic Services team and Technical and Engineering Services Team. An office in the United States allows us to further build on our strong and growing client base across the Americas, whilst continuing to offer even greater service to our current clients.”
TZ MINERALS INTERNATIONAL(TZMI) is a specialist advisory services company for opaque mineral and chemical markets. Established in 1994, the head office is located in Perth (Australia) and other offices in Shanghai (China), Houston (USA) and Durban (South Africa).
TZMI partners with clients from the private and public sectors to provide bespoke solutions across markets and strategic services and technical and engineering services. Our clients range from the world’s 500 largest companies through to mid-sized companies and small businesses. TZMI regularly releases market reports and periodicals on relevant subject matters which support the consulting activities and ensure up-to-date, high quality and comprehensive data, analysis and information is provided.