Jeff has proven that he can lead strong R&D programs that effectively support the evolving needs of customers in many diverse industries.
EXTON, Pa. (PRWEB) February 09, 2016
To help its customers address today’s technology challenges, Sartomer Americas, a business unit of Arkema Inc., has named Dr. Jeffrey Klang director of research and development. In his new role, Klang will lead R&D programs to support development and growth of high-value applications and technologies within Sartomer’s key end-use markets, including coatings, graphic arts, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, electronics and 3D printing. He will also ensure that Sartomer’s R&D efforts continue to align with current customer, market and regulatory needs.
Klang’s extensive experience in R&D and product management includes three previous roles with Sartomer, including manager of coatings platform R&D, manager of product and process development, and group leader of monomer development. Prior to Sartomer he held a variety of R&D roles at ARCO Chemical.
“Our customers need a wide range of advanced chemical solutions to continue developing the most innovative offerings in their markets,” said Dr. Poonam Narula, director of business development, Sartomer Americas. “Jeff has proven that he can lead strong R&D programs that effectively support the evolving needs of customers in many diverse industries.”
Klang earned his BS in chemistry from the University of Minnesota and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Cornell University and carried out postdoctoral research in inorganic chemistry at Indiana University.
Sartomer is a premier global supplier of specialty chemicals for ultraviolet and electron beam (UV/EB), peroxide, and two-part epoxy/amine systems. For more than 55 years, Sartomer has pioneered the development of these advanced technologies, introducing hundreds of products that enhance performance in coatings, graphic arts, adhesives, advanced materials and other demanding applications. For more information, visit http://www.sartomer.com.
A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials to create new uses. An innate innovation entrepreneur, we accelerate customer performance every single day and generate revenues of €7.5 billion each year. Buoyed by the collective energy of our 19,200 employees, we cultivate interaction with the world around us.
Jim Zawicki Tel.: 610.594.7360 E-mail: jim.zawicki(at)sartomer.com
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