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Expert in Latex Glove Manufacuring

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Sri Lanka
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has 21 years of experience in the Latex dipping industry covering Natural, Nitrile and Chloroprene Latex dipping chemistry and Technology. Having excelled in the manufacture and technnolgy of Flocklined Natural Latex based (NR) Industrial household gloves, he transferd his attention to develop NR/Synthetic flocklined gloves. He progressed from there to develop Nitrile and Chloroprene flocklined and unlined gloves. Over the years he has gained wide experience in developing the right kind of plants and technology to produce unlined / flocklined, bead rolled and chlorinated products at the lowest cost and the highest quality acceptable worldwide in over 60 countries. In addition, he has experience in the manufacture of supported gloves based on Polycotton, Kevlar and other Engineering fibers, coated with NR, Nitrile and Chloroprene Latex As Managing Director/CEO he set up a Board of Investment approved medical glove manufacturing facility in Thailand for export of Powder Free medical gloves to the USA and Europe, as well as the rest of the world, satisfying FDA and CE standards gathering over 6 years experience in overall planning, implementation of the entire project and finally enabling it to become a profitable venture.

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Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1977   PhD   Polymer Technology   University of Aston in Birmingham UK  
1974   MSc   Polymer Technology   University of Aston in Birmingham  
1970   BSc   Chemistry   University of Ceylon   Second Class

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to 2009


Dipped Products (Thailand) Limited




Managing Director /CEO


As Managing Director of the project he was responsible for obtaining BOI approval, Project fFinancing from Thai banks, Planning, Engineering and Technology selection, Manpower selection, Training, obtaining compliance to relevant ISO standards and the final implementation and completion of the project.

1988 to






Director (Technical)


He was responsible for all technological developments of the company for the manufacture of Flocklined, Unlined, Supported and medical examinations gloves based on Natural, Nitrile and Chloroprine Latex. He was involved in obtaing ISO approval for the group having been the first Management Representaive of the Company. He was involved in the both overseas and local expansion of manufacturing facilities of the group and in the final years took over the responsibility of marketing of medical gloves overseas.

1977 to 1988


Rubber Research Institute of Sri Lanka


Rubber Technology




He was responsible for research and development in Rubber Technology and Chemistry and was responcible for training of technical officers required to develop the rubber product manufacturing industry in Sri Lanka.

Career Accomplishments:

Plastics and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka

Professional Appointments

Editor, Conference Proceedings, Plastices and Rubber Conference 1985


National Award for Scientific Achievements 1991

Publications and Patents Summary

He has published 22 papers and 3 patents

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Chinese Company in Need of with Relating to Chloroprene Technology.
  • Expert in experience with dipping gloves for consulting on Dipping cotton lined gloves.
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1980 to 1982   United Kingdom/ Hertford   He joined a group of scientists involved in the UNIDO-sponsored Research and Development into Thermoplastic Natural Rubber conducted at the Malaysian Rubber Research Association, Brikendonbury, Hertford, UK
2003 to 2009   Thailand / Hatyai, Songkla   He was involved in the setting up of a BOI-approved Manufacturing facility for Powder free Medical Gloves in Thailand as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   He is fluent and has a good command of the language
Thai   He can understand and converse in Thai to manage day-to-day operations in a factory.

Market Research:
Over the 21 years he has seen the industry grow from basic products such as flock lined and unlined gloves to more complicated Engineering Fiber-based products. The knowledge he has gathered in this evolutionary period of machinery development, energy conservation and Chemical Technology development is incomparable and would be invaluable to the exciting manufacturers and those who want to start fresh to find the most cost-effective operations needed for this business. He has a wealth of experience in talking to customers and assesing their requirements and changing needs of the user by asking the right questions.

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 was responsible for organising the first International Rubber and Plastics Conference and exhibition held in Sri Lanka in 1985. He has several years of experience as a University Visiting Lecturer in Polymer Chemistry, Latex Technology

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has many years of experience in locating vendors such as suppliers for synthetic latex and machinery suppliers. He has work experience in vendor laboratories such as those of the synthetic latex suppliers. He was responsible for introducing customers such as 3M and Tesco.

Other Skills and Services

He has vast experience in water purification for Industry needs and also effluent control, especially via biological techniques. He has experience in recycling water after purification. he also has experience in energy conservation of this industry, reuse of waste, and operation of BioMass boilers. He has experience in working with different nationalities and training personnel who only know their mother tongue.


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