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 Expert  729214

Expert in Carbon Black, Recycling of Tires, Rubber and a Variety of Manufacturing and Testing Processes

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of an organization focused on consulting and chemical brokering to the rubber and plastics industries. Prior to this position, Expert was a Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Continental Carbon. He has over 32 years of experience in the commodity and specialty chemical markets. Expert is an experienced senior-level manager and has held positions in Sales & Marketing, Laboratory Management, Quality Control & Service Functions, and Technical & Customer Service. He is skilled in financial analysis, standard accounting practices, strategic account analysis, marketing budgeting and forecasting, direct customer sales, contract negotiations, quality management systems, and 6-Sigma. Expert has recently been involved businesses focused on the recycling of tires and rubber/plastic waste to produce reusable "green" raw materials (carbon black, ground rubber, and oil).

applied rubber technology


carbon black


carbon black dispersion


crumb rubber


crumb synthetic rubber




fine particle dispersing


natural rubber




rubber chemistry


rubber curing


rubber degradation


rubber durometer


rubber filler


rubber masterbatch


rubber processing


rubber recycling


rubber reinforcement process


rubber testing


rubber vulcanization




tire recycling


vulcanized elastomer

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Beaumont, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  Victoria, Texas;  Galveston, Texas;  and Missouri City, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Applied Rubber Technology, Design of Experiments, and...
Rubber Product development, Processing, Compounding and...
Rubber and Adhesion Technology
Rubber Chemistry and Technology, Polymer synthesis, Organic...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2001   MBA   International Business   University of Texas / Dallas  
1977   MS   Chemistry   Pittsburg State University  
1975   BA   Biology & Chemistry   Southwestern College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to




Consulting & Raw Material Broker


CEO & President


He heads up a team of consultants which are versed in servicing the carbon black, rubber, and plastic market segments. Involvement also includes recycling of rubber products, devulcanization of natural rubber products and suppling contract labor to the international petroleum industry.

2001 to 2008


Continental Carbon


Carbon Black Manufacturer


VP of Marketing & Sales


He was over global sales and marketing, pricing, logistics, R&D, nanocarbon technology. Established the direction and focus of the organization.

1993 to 2008


Ameripol Synpol/ JM Huber Corp


ESBR & Carbon Black Manufacturer


Director of Global Sales


He was over all global pricing and headed up the sales team for the ESBR group. Developed marketing plans and sales plans. Managed the corporate laboratory testing system.

1977 to 1993


B.F. Goodrich Tire Company


Tire Manufacturer


Rubber Compounder


He was a chemist which at one time managed the laboratory for tire testing. Technical work in the areas of inner tubes, curing, mixing, of tires

Career Accomplishments:

ASTM, ACS (Rubber Division), API (American Petroleum Industry, ISO (International Standard Organization), Houston Pipeliner Assocation, Southern Rubber Group, Energy Rubber Group

Publications and Patents Summary

In the process of completing his first book on business related matters.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Performed a study on global logisitic and warehousing for a major carbon black supplier in North America
  • Refined a number of international manufacturing processes at a major carbon black supplier in North America
  • Marketing analysis and projections for start up companies in the area of tire recycling
  • Established and developed a new rubber recycling segment in North America
  • Developed a marketing program for entrance into the the Pertroleum, Wind, and Solar market segment with respect to supplying personnel solutions
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on carbon black.
  • Expert for consulting on Carbon Black Sourcing Assessment.
  • Expert in Tire Production
  • Expert in Carbon Black Manufacturing technology.
  • Carbon expert for consulting on Carbon black from tires.
  • Expert in Catalyst reaction problem.
  • Expert for consulting on Tire Engineering.
  • Expert for consulting on Carbon Black and/or Percipitated Silica.
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:
  • Carbon black expert witness for consulting on an industrial accident
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 2008   Southeast Asia   He did not have residence but managed both sales and marketing. Involved approximately, 30% of his time in country

Market Research:
He understands the rubber and carbon black industries both domestic and international, supplier, customers, pricing, manufacturing processes.

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:

Numerous quality training sessions which resulted in become an instructor. Many business development seminars in and out of the rubber industry.


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