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 Expert  722874

Expert in Offset Sheetfed, Web Printing Plates and Chemistries, Thermal and Piezo inkjet inks

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has been formulating fountain solutions since 1986 for two companies that manufacture products for the printing industry. He has also been involved in the formulations of prepress as well as press room chemicals.

fountain solution


printing chemistry

Since 1992 Expert has been involved in the treatment of aluminum for plating copper and for coating with polymers to produce lithographic printing plates. These plates have been use in a conventional sense--UV exposed; and also in a CTP sense--thermal laser exposed by large and medium printers. He has two patents for a thermally imaged plate and another patent for a non-anodized aluminum plate for the web offset market. He also has a patent applied for a bimetal stainless steel printing plate that is thermally imaged.

lithographic printing plate


printing plate

Expert has 19 years experience in the printing industry. He has been involved in print analysis, fountain solution analysis, and printing plate troubleshooting. He has experience with plate readers and has formulated all types of products for printing.


Expert has four years experience in formulating thermal ink jet inks for use in HP print heads. He has formulated both dye and pigment base aqueous inks. These inks have been used on high speed digital presses using thermal ink jet technology.

thermal printing

Expert has 5 years of formulating aqueous pigmented ink jet inks. These inks are used in thermal and piezo print heads mostly on high speed ink jet ink presses.

ink-jet printing ink

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Buffalo, New York;  Rochester, New York;  Niagara Falls, New York;  and Erie, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1983   Ph.D.   Organic Chemistry   Rutgers University  
1975   M.S.   Organic Chemistry   St. John  
1973   B.S.   Chemistry   Iona College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to





Senior Research Chemist


Research in digital variable printing and ink jet ink formulations for thermal and piezo print heads.

2005 to 2007


Phoenix Consulting





Expert was a consultant to the offset printing industry.

1992 to 2004


Printing Developments, Inc.


Research and Development




1986 to 1992


RBP Chemical


Research and Development




Career Accomplishments:

Expert belongs to the American Chemical Society, Technical Association of the Graphic Arts, and Imaging Science.


He received the Presidents Award for outstanding performance while at Printing Developments...yr 2000

Recently, Expert received the Samual Bodman Award from the Cabot Corporation for Excellence. yr 2011

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has five patents in thermal coatings for printing plates.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Research on Ink Jets.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in lithographic printing plates for consulting on printing plate versus Photographic plate.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2005 to 2005   Mexico   Consulted for a company that manufacturers steel bi and tri metal printing plates.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert developed a seminar on fountain solutions and presented it to customers in their facilities.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He is experienced in sourcing chemical raw materials.


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