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 Expert  723834

Expert in Product Development and Marketing of Adhesives and Polymers, Design and Set-Up of Chemical Reactors

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert is an expert in polymer synthesis of novel adhesives, this includes the design and set-up of chemical reactors.

He has had considerable experience in the coating and converting of films and papers for tape and barrier products.

Expert has managed lab and production staff for polymer and adhesive companies. He has also set-up lab and QC facilities for client companies. As both a manager and consultant he has done marketing and sales for adhesive and related products. A partial list of products involved with include: Hot melts, water based, epoxies, urethanes, methacrylates, pressure sensitives, starches and phenolics.


adhesion science


adhesive application


adhesive formulation


adhesive manufacturing


adhesive material film


adhesive selection


adhesive tape


elastomer selection


electrical tape


medical adhesive tape


metal adhesive tape


new consumer product development


new product development


new product development management


plastic adhesive tape


polymer selection


pressure-sensitive tape


skin adhesive tape

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Often requested
with this expert:

Adhesive Consulting, Formulating, & Research in Structural,...
Paper/ Plastic Web Processing/ Handling; Custom Converting...
Adhesives for Medical Device, Biotech, Pharmaceuticals,...
Adhesives and Sealants

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1966   BA   Chemistry   Boston University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to







He does development work on adhesives for consumer and industrial applications. Adhesive types are Epoxies, hot melts, water based and urethanes.

1978 to 1997


Dexter Corporation


Hysol Div


Technical manager


He did Research & Development for adhesives for aerospace and automotive industry.

1976 to 1978


Dielectric Polymers





He had total profit and loss responsibility for this small manufacturer of specialty adhesive tapes. Markets were nameplate mounting and medical.

1972 to 1976


Nashua Corporation


Industrial Tape Division


Technical Manager


He managed a lab of 40 chemists in 3 locations. Company made all type adhesive tapes including Duct, PP, Masking, Gum, Electrical and packaging. Also managed Q>C> and manufacturing support.

1969 to 1972


Cooper Polymers



Research Director


He managed lab that did R & D on condensation polymers. This included; Polyesters, Polyurethanes and Poyamides.

1966 to 1969


Reichhold Chemicals


Polymers and Coatings


Manufacturing Support Chemist


He advised production on best methods to manufacture polymerssuch as Epoxies, Hardeners, Urethanes, Melamines, Phenolics and Ureas

Career Accomplishments:

American Chemical Society

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He consults on the development of various adhesive types for industrial and consumer uses. Adhesives include: Epoxies, hot melts, pressure sensitives, urethanes and water based.
  • He consulted on market studies for the integration of a converting company into the manufacture of their own line of adhesive tapes.
  • He did an acquisition study for a company that wanted to acquire a related business that was innovative and profitable.
  • He consulted on company manufacturing their own polymers to compete with large vendor who was constantly raising prices.
  • He developed a full line of specialty double coated tapes for a newly formed company. This involved adhesive manufacture as well as coating and slitting.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in RFP: Converting Industry.
  • Expert in chemistry lab testing and "product formulation" research and development" pressure sensitive adhesives " for consulting on PSA.
  • Expert in PSA and Pressure sensitive adhesives.
  • Expert in Formulation of a Coating.
  • Adhesive formulation expert for consulting on adhesive formulation, shelf life, adhesive to adhesive contact and de-bonding issues.
  • Adhesives expert for consulting on markets for hollow and solid microspheres in adhesives.
  • Expert for consulting on Reduction of Yield loss due to poor adhesion of hot melt to textile.
  • Expert for consulting on Semi-permanent adhesives long term but removable in most weather conditions adhering plastic to other plastic and metal surfaces.
  • Expert in adhesive manufacturing for consulting on Glue Stick Formulation and Filling.
  • Adhesives expert for consulting on pressure sensitive advesives -- acrylic.
  • Expert for consulting on Pressure Adhesive Tape.
  • Converting adhesive expert for consulting on Adhesive applications & technology for medical device packaging.
  • Adhesive expert needed for consulting on powder adhesive.
  • Expert for consulting on Adhesives
  • Expert for consulting on Pull tab adherence after temperature and humdity leak testing.
  • Expert for consulting on Permeation through bottles.
  • Expert in chemistry for consulting on designing slime made from Guar Gum and Borax powder.
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He was an expert witness for a product liability case involving adhesive to mirrors. Also, an expert witness in a product liability case for a packaging tape application.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on a hotmelt beverage labeling issue
  • Expert in panel delamination issue for litigation case.
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
1977 to 1977   Venezuela   He consulted with a Venezuelan company on the manufacture of Masking Tape.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   He can read scientific German

Market Research:
He has done market studies for m major corporations. some titles of studies are: "Replacement of Metal components With Plastics", "RIM For Automotive Parts", "To Manufacture or Acquire a Related Business" and "Feasibility Study for the Manufacture of Adhesive Tapes.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He presented a paper at the Tappi Hot Melt Conference entitled " The Coating of High Performance Hot Melt Adhesives".

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has worked with many suppliers for past company associations and clients in the procurement of raw materials and equipment. Suppliers would include: Dow , DuPont, Eastman, Polysar, Shell Chemical, Etc.

Other Skills and Services

He has many years of experience with Chemical Reactors, Coating and Converting Equipment and all Lab equipment used in the Adhesive and Polymer Industry.


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