DUNMORE Chemist to Speak at Philadelphia University Career Fair

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DUNMORE Chemist Tara Coia to speak at Philadelphia University Career Day on Sunday, April 24, 2016.

Tara Coia, Chemist for DUNMORE Corporation, will educate Philadelphia University students on what to expect in a professional chemistry career. Coia graduated from Philadelphia University in 2014 with Bachelors of Science in Chemistry. During her studies she was a founding member and served as president of Alpha Chi Sigma, Professional Chemistry Fraternity at Philadelphia University and continues to stay involved in academia by teaching Chemistry Lab I and II at the University.

Coia’s education from Philadelphia University has provided her the skills to easily transition into industry. As a member of DUNMORE’s Research & Development team, Tara is instrumental in the development of new products. Her responsibilities include the formulation of various coatings including adhesives, primers, and topcoats for different products. Tara’s responsibilities also include project management where she oversees the advancement of developments through the research, development, pilot and production stages.

DUNMORE Corporation, headquartered in Bristol PA, is a global supplier of engineered films, foils and fabrics. Since the company’s inception in 1970, DUNMORE has been structured to focus on development and engineering (http://www.dunmore.com/services/product-development.html). Even today nearly a half century and over 14,000 products later, the development department is only outmanned by the manufacturing group. Chemists, such as Tara Coia, provide DUNMORE with the resources for the organization to continue to be a leading innovator of film, foil and fabric products in 25+ countries around the world.

Who: Tara Coia, Chemist, DUNMORE Corporation
What: Alpha Chi Sigma Professional Chemistry Fraternity Career Day, Philadelphia University
When: Sunday, April 24, 2016, 12pm - 3pm
Where: DEC Forum, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

DUNMORE Corporation is a global supplier of engineered coated and laminated films and foils. DUNMORE offers film conversion services such as coating, metalizing and laminating along with contract film manufacturing (http://www.dunmore.com/services/contract-manufacturing.html). DUNMORE produces coated film, metallized film and laminating film substrates for the aircraft, spacecraft, photovoltaic, graphic arts, packaging, insulation, surfacing and fashion industries. DUNMORE is privately held, ISO 9001:2008 and OSHA VPP Star certified. For complete information on DUNMORE’s products, services and industries served, please visit DUNMORE’s website http://www.dunmore.com/.

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