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Polymer Systems Modeler

NO AGENCY CALLS AND/OR EMAILS PLEASE About Us: Bennett Aerospace, Inc. is located in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina.

Established in 2008, we are a woman owned, veteran owned, certified 8(a) small business that provides scientific, engineering, and technical advisory services to our customers. Primarily focused on Federal Government clients in general, and the Department of Defense in particular, Bennett Aerospace provides expert guidance and advice on the full spectrum of R&D and its applications in engineering, science, medicine, and IT, as well as providing strategic programmatic support in order to meet customer goals and objectives. Bennett Aerospace is a rapidly growing business focused on hiring and retaining the best people.

Bennett Aerospace, Inc. has an immediate opening for a highly motivated Polymer Systems Modeler in support of the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Maryland. Job Description: The successful scientist/engineer candidate will specialize in polymer modeling and developing advanced computational capabilities within high performance programs, such as Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator (LAMMPS). Support requirements are twofold: (a) the performance of multi-scale simulations of macromolecular systems; (b) the design and program of new computational algorithms in the LAMMPS code. To learn more about us, please visit us at: www.bennettaerospace.com As determined by Government requirements, activities that the successful candidate shall complete include but are not limited to: + Modeling of mechanical, viscoelastic and thermal properties of polymer networks (to include semi-crystalline polymers) at rubbery and glassy states, double networks, gels and biomolecules.

  • Utilizing various visualization packages such as Materials Studio and VMD (desired) + Developing new theoretical and computational me + Prepare presentations and written documents summarizing efforts in Government format for Form 1 approval (process of instruction provided by COR as GFI). Upon TO COR request, Contractor personnel shall present the information to the ARL staff, universities, private corporations, research institutes, national laboratories, or other Government research centers. Education and Experience: + Minimum of a Ph.D. in Chemical, Biological or Engineering degree and five years of experience as a Scientist/Engineer + Extensive knowledge of modern computer languages with programming and optimization of new algorithms in LAMMPS + Experience implementing multi-scale models on parallel computers + Experience modeling polymer networks, gels, biomolecules and glassy polymers using methods such as atomistic and coarse-grain techniques such as dissipative particle dynamics (DPD) and bead-spring models + Experience with versatile programs to perform molecular dynamics simulation, such as LAMMPS and Nanoscale Molecular Dynamics (NAMD) program + Knowledge of semi-crystalline polymers + Experience in writing proposals, reports, technical program summaries, PowerPoint presentations, and journal publications to include at least fifteen (15) published papers in peer-review journals and ten (10) oral presentations at major scientific and technical conferences Compensation: + Competitive market-based salary, commensurate with experience and education

  • Comprehensive benefits package available We are an Equal Opportunity Employer ID: 2017-1390

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Axalta Full Professor - Polymer Science & Engineering

Position Title Axalta Full Professor - Polymer Science & Engineering Texas A&M Engineering Texas A&M is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, with a population of more than 175,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 55,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled.

Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $820 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $5 billion, the university ranks fourth among U.S. public universities and 10th overall. Texas A&M is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance.

For more information visit http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty-Resources/CURRENT-FACULTY/Faculty-Work-Life. With over 400 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and more than 13,900 students, the Dwight Look College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked seventh in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S.

News & World Report, with seven of the college’s 13 departments ranked in the Top 10. The Look College is also ranked 10th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The American Society for Engineering Education ranks the Look College second in research expendit EEO Statement The members of Texas A&M Engineering are all Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employers committed to diversity.

It is the policy of these members to recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Department Overview Department Overview The department has a 205,000-ft2 facility in the Jack E. Brown Chemical Engineering Building, with another 16,000-ft2 facility in the Giesecke Engineering Research Building shared with the Texas A&M Energy Institute.

The department has 30 full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty; 11 lecturers, senior lecturers, and professors of practice; 230 graduate students; and over $27 million in endowments. In FY2016, the department was awarded over $15.6M of new research grants. In the 2015 US News and World Report ranking of the undergraduate programs, the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A & M University was ranked 14th among the public schools.

The department was ranked 16th among the public schools for its graduate program. Job Summary Job Summary The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for the Axalta Chair in Chemical Engineering, an endowed tenured faculty position at the full professor level. Outstanding candidates with an accomplished record in polymer science and engineering will be considered with expertise in, but not limited to, the following areas: rheology, accelerated testing, dispersions and process modeling as related to polymer science and engineering.

The successful applicant will be required to teach; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (http://engineering.tamu.edu/chemical). Job Location College Station Department Chemical Engineering Required Education and Experience Required Education and Experience Applicants must have an earned doctorate in chemical engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Preferred Education and Experience Other Requirements Other Requirements (highlighted portion should not change) Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at www.tamengineeringjobs.com. Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2016. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled.

It is anticipated the appointment will begin Fall 2017. Posting Details



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Advanced Polymer Scientist

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability.

Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2015 revenues of approximately $9.6 billion.

The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world. Eastman has an immediate need for an Advanced Polymer Scientist. Job Responsibilities: + Develop and maintain polymer characterization capabilities, especially rheological capabiltilites, needed to support various R&D programs, manufacturing and technical service needs + Develop strong working relationship with our Polymers and Coatings Application Development areas in helping to advance new product development + Keep abreast of latest advances in polymer characterization techniques and instrumentation

  • Employ the latest measurement technology and sound analytical principles to solve major technical problems and have sufficient breadth to recognize when other technique areas may have better applicability to technical problems + Participate on technical teams focused on corporate growth programs as well as efforts to improve quality/reliability of laboratory services + Champion development of new technologies/methods and lead the efforts to implement them + Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot analytical instrumentation

  • Supervise skilled technicians in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation

  • Manage and ensure timely completion of projects; review and write test methods and technical reports Qualifications: Educaton: Ph.D. required - A Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry or Engineering, Material Science, Physical Chemistry or equivalent science degree from an accredited college or university is required The ideal candidate must have: + Polymer Characterization experience + A working knowledge of polymer processing, rheology and molecular weight characterization is highly desired + Broad-based polymer chemistry background with an ability to work effectively in a team environment + Motivated to develop into a company expert (leader) in solving polymer characterization problems, especially rheology + Ability to lead and engage other scientists and technicians to provide key analytical data for product and process development and to participate in multi-disciplinary product and process development teams + Capability of managing short-term and long-term measurement projects while meeting timelines + Knowledge in computers, electronics, software logic, instrument troubleshooting and statistics desired + Should be an innovative and creative problem solver with strong scientific convictions and willingness to take risks + Should communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Polymer Synthesis And Characterization

PURPOSE:

The Soft Materials Group in the Chemical Sciences Division (http://www.ornl.gov/sci/csd/) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is seeking exceptional candidates to fill three postdoctoral research positions in polymer synthesis and polymer characterization. The research will be centered on synthesis and experimental studies of polymer nanocomposites, polymer electrolytes, polymers for gas separation, and multiphase block copolymers. The research will entail precise synthesis of well-defined polymers and their characterization by standard methods (GPC, NMR, etc.), dielectric relaxation spectroscopy, TEM, DMA and rheology, light, neutron scattering techniques, and others. This research will be complemented by collaborations and interactions with polymer and computational chemists, whose research is also focused on polymer synthesis, structural characterization, and simulations.

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design and synthesize of novel well-defined polymers using various polymerization techniques including controlled polymerization methods (anionic, cationic, ATRP, RAFT, NMP, and ROMP) and other methods (conventional free radical and step growth)
Synthesize and characterize of novel monomers and post functionalization of polymers
Synthesize and characterize of organic and inorganic nanoparticles and their post modification
Study the mechanism of ion, proton and molecular transport in polymeric materials using various techniques including dielectric relaxation spectroscopy, rheology, light and neutron scattering techniques, gas permeability and solubility
Study the structure-property relationships of novel block copolymers and polymer composites for its morphology, dynamics, mechanical properties, and molecular transport using various techniques.
Presenting and report research results and publishing scientific results in peer-reviewed journals in a timely manner
Ensure compliance with environment, safety, health and quality program requirements
Maintain strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation of values and ethics

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Polymer Scientist

Overview: A123 Systems, LLC is a leading developer and manufacturer ofbatteries and battery systems for the transportation and commercial markets. Position Overview An opportunity has arisen for a Polymer Scientist to join our team that specializes in the development of next generation lithium-ion anode materials. The successful candidate will be laboratory based and will contribute to anode binder development for battery applications. Primary job responsibilities include generating new ideas and approaches for the development of next generation high capacity anode materials in accordance with A123’s technology roadmap. Attending to these responsibilities will require working closely with electrolyte, cathode, and cell scientists and engineers co-located in A123’s Waltham facility as well as in Hangzhou, China. One position is open to those with graduate research and further industrial experience. Responsibilities: Primary Responsibilities + Anode development areas of focus include: + Polymer design and synthesis + Active material surface to polymer interactions + Optimization of polymer structure and functionality + Incorporation into electrode prototypes + Develops and implements synthesis and process strategies for the above areas of focus as well as the needed material characterizations.

  • Determines pathways to ASTM testing for polymer characteristics including modulus and chemical resistance measurements + Generates SOPs for all synthesis and process conditions + Interact with laboratory technicians, scientists, and engineers. Periodically reviews technical results with broad team in presentation setting.

  • Works with material suppliers for material evaluation and validates technologies for transfer to the cell development team + Systematically reviews prior art and peer-reviewed publications for relevant information.

  • Drives for Results

  • The passion to set and meet high standards of performance.
  • Drives Accountability
  • The ability to establish clear, measurable goals and deliver on commitments. Qualifications: Specific Skills/Abilities + Advanced knowledge of polymer characterization techniques including FTIR, DSC/TGA, rheological studies (GPC, XPS, XRD, NMR, SEM-EDS are also a plus) + Experience with chemically modifying thermosetting and elastomeric polymers for desired mechanical and chemical properties + Ability to utilize various polymerization techniques: emulsion, step growth, chain growth, cationic.
  • Utilizing knowledge of crosslinking techniques and types of polymer branching + Polymer purification, post processing development, and practiced ability to design for solubility, molecular weight, and functional group degree of substitution

  • Electrochemical energy storage device binder development experience a plus + Thinks Analytically

  • The ability to break down problems, gain understanding, and make effective decisions with a team + Thinks Creatively – Needed attribute as the problems at hand require novel solutions + Advanced written communication skills applied directly to the preparation of technical papers, patent specifications, presentations, applications notes, engineering statement of work (ESOW), standard operating procedures (SOP), and other such documents.
  • Excellent oral communications skills with the ability to speak with clarity and interface effectively with co-workers.

  • Able to use molecular drawing tools for presenting schema + Effective time management in a semi-autonomous environment with the ability to work independently and as part of team.

  • Knowledge of lithium-ion battery assembly and characterization preferred.

  • Committed to environmental, health and safety requirements.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Education/Experience + D. in materials science/engineering, polymer chemistry, or related field + 1-2 years industry/academic (post graduate) experience for entry level scientist position

  • Industry experience preferred + A proven track record of synthesis of novel materials in laboratory and production settings + Fluent in English A123 is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer ID 2017-1420 # of Openings 1 Job Locations US-MA-Waltham Posted Date 5/26/2017 Category Research and Development

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Product Developer/ Polymer Processing Technologist

Job Description


Job Title:
Product Developer / Polymer Processing Technologist

Department/
Location:
Development

Directly Reports to: Development Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt Salary

GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION                                                                                   

This position is responsible for the entire process related to the development of new products and improvement of existing products, including working with the development team, the customer, the production team, and Corporate R & D.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

  • Raw material selection, testing and evaluation
  • New product development that covers; base formulation, pigmentation and coatings
  • Enhance technical performance of existing product range, which we supply to 4 distinct Business Units/Markets
  • Able to operate lab equipment and lead project as they are scaled up and run on high volume production machinery
  • Accelerated product testing, to ensure product meets our stringent quality requirements
  • Manage projects and coordinate with customers as well as internal quality, manufacturing, purchasing and sales/marketing departments
  • Collaborate with Group R&D teams
  • Identify new technologies that enhance our product and process capability
  • Assist in managing regulatory compliance in line with customer requests and Renolits sustainability policy
  • Provide technical support to our customer

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably chemical engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in development in the plastics industry is preferred, but a 2 year training program will be organized for those technologists who have the drive and motivation to develop into this role.

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Good understanding of chemistry and polymer science
  • Ability to identify root causes and associated solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to utilize project management tools to manage project timelines
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, and Access required

Company Description

About American Renolit Corporation
American RENOLIT Corporation, a subsidiary of RENOLIT SE, Worms, Germany, is a leading 60-year producer of thermoplastic films that employs approximately 4,300 people and operates more than 30 sites worldwide. The success of the company is based on uncompromising product quality achieved through sophisticated raw-material formulations, state-of-the-art manufacturing technology, experienced and competent employees and a certified quality assurance system.
RENOLIT plastic films can be used to add a finishing touch to furniture surfaces, construction elements and hi-fi products, to seal off structural bodies, landfill sites and roof structures or to line swimming pools. RENOLIT produces films and tubes for medical applications such as blood bags and also manufactures recyclable panels as composite products with natural fibers for the construction and automotive industries. In addition, RENOLIT films are used to produce office organization products, interior trims for motor vehicles as well as self-adhesive products and technical items.
American Renolit Corporation, located at 1207 E Lincoln way in La Porte, Indiana, is the leading manufacturer of Vinyl and Polyolefin films and products. Our films are of the highest quality and are used in self adhesive applications (signage), furniture surface applications, in addition to various other applications. American Renolit Corporation in La Porte employs approximately 175 people and has enjoyed significant growth over the past 10 years. Further growth is anticipated and would be supported by the worldwide Renolit organization.

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Postdoctoral Researcher- Organic Chemistry/ Polymer Chemistry/ Dental

Louisiana State University Health

  • New Orleans School of Dentistry seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Researcherposition. The NIH-funded research projectinvolves development of high performance antibacterial fluoride-releasing dental materials.

    Required qualification: a Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Dental Materials, or Biomaterials, plus two years of experience in dental materials or biomaterials research, including the skills and experience in organic synthesis, analytical techniques such as LC-MS, NMR, FT-IR, SEM, mechanical testing. Preferred qualification: More than three years of experience in research of dental materials research, including the formulation and characterization of dental composites and bonding agents, cell and bacteria culture, and biocompatibility tests.

    Send CV and two letters of reference to the LSUHSC Careers website, Job # 1714. LSU Health

  • New Orleans is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Category: Science , Keywords: Research Associate

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Polymer Scientist

A123 Systems, LLC is a leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation and commercial markets.

Position Overview

An opportunity has arisen for a Polymer Scientist to join our team that specializes in the development of next generation lithium-ion anode materials. The successful candidate will be laboratory based and will contribute to anode binder development for battery applications. Primary job responsibilities include generating new ideas and approaches for the development of next generation high capacity anode materials in accordance with A123s technology roadmap.Attending to these responsibilities will require working closely with electrolyte, cathode, and cell scientists and engineers co-located in A123s Waltham facility as well as in Hangzhou, China.One position is open to those with graduate research and further industrial experience.

Primary Responsibilities

Anode development areas of focus include:

oPolymer design and synthesis

oActive material surface to polymer interactions

oOptimization of polymer structure and functionality

oIncorporation into electrode prototypes

Develops and implements synthesis and process strategies for the above areas of focus as well as the needed material characterizations.

Determines pathways to ASTM testing for polymer characteristics including modulus and chemical resistance measurements

Generates SOPs for all synthesis and process conditions

Interact with laboratory technicians, scientists, and engineers. Periodically reviews technical results with broad team in presentation setting.

Works with material suppliers for material evaluation and validates technologies for transfer to the cell development team

Systematically reviews prior art and peer-reviewed publications for relevant information.

Drives for Results- The passion to set and meet high standards of performance.

Drives Accountability- The ability to establish clear, measurable goals and deliver on commitments.

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Polymer Systems Modeler

Overview:

NO AGENCY CALLS AND/OR EMAILS PLEASE


About Us:

Bennett Aerospace, Inc.is located in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. Established in 2008, we are a woman owned, veteran owned, certified 8(a) small business that provides scientific, engineering, and technical advisory services to our customers. Primarily focused on Federal Government clients in general, and the Department of Defense in particular, Bennett Aerospace provides expert guidance and advice on the full spectrum of R&D and its applications in engineering, science, medicine, and IT, as well as providing strategic programmatic support in order to meet customer goals and objectives. Bennett Aerospace is a rapidly growing business focused on hiring and retaining the best people.

Bennett Aerospace, Inc. has an *immediate* opening for a highly motivated Polymer Systems Modeler in support ofthe Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Maryland.


Job Description:

The successful scientist/engineer candidate will specialize in polymer modeling and developing advanced computational capabilities within high performance programs, such as Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator (LAMMPS). Support requirements are twofold:

(a) the performance of multi-scale simulations of macromolecular systems;

(b) the design and program of new computational algorithms in the LAMMPS code.

To learn more about us, please visit us at: www.bennettaerospace.com


Responsibilities:

As determined by Government requirements, activities that the successful candidate shall complete include but are not limited to:

  • Modeling of mechanical, viscoelastic and thermal properties of polymer networks (to include semi-crystalline polymers) at rubbery and glassy states, double networks, gels and biomolecules.
  • Utilizing various visualization packages such as Materials Studio and VMD (desired)
  • Developing new theoretical and computational me
  • Prepare presentations and written documents summarizing efforts in Government format for Form 1 approval (process of instruction provided by COR as GFI). Upon TO COR request, Contractor personnel shall present the information to the ARL staff, universities, private corporations, research institutes, national laboratories, or other Government research centers.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Ph.D. in Chemical, Biological or Engineering degree and five years of experience as a Scientist/Engineer
  • Extensive knowledge of modern computer languages with programming and optimization of new algorithms in LAMMPS
  • Experience implementing multi-scale models on parallel computers
  • Experience modeling polymer networks, gels, biomolecules and glassy polymers using methods such as atomistic and coarse-grain techniques such as dissipative particle dynamics (DPD) and bead-spring models
  • Experience with versatile programs to perform molecular dynamics simulation, such as LAMMPS and Nanoscale Molecular Dynamics (NAMD) program
  • Knowledge of semi-crystalline polymers
  • Experience in writing proposals, reports, technical program summaries, PowerPoint presentations, and journal publications to include at least fifteen (15) published papers in peer-review journals and ten (10) oral presentations at major scientific and technical conferences

Compensation:

  • Competitive market-based salary, commensurate with experience and education
  • Comprehensive benefits package available

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Polymer Materials Technician/Engineer

Job Description

1. Chemical Lab Coatings and Adhesives Specialist (1)
  • Work as independent contractor with flexible terms
  • Work schedule flexible, part-time ok
  • 3+ years work experience in laboratory environment handling chemicals
  • Good work ethics and communications (English or Mandarin)
  • Excellent hands on skills
  • Minimum physical capabilities such as 25lb lifting or extended period of standing is required
  • Experience of surface painting or spraying preferred.
2. Research Associate - Coatings and Adhesives (2)
  • Successful professionals in material science or engineering fields, who are also seeking extracurricular opportunities
  • Work relationship negotiable
  • Lab space and initial funding are possible
  • Group of peers offers advice or joint projects
  • Out-reach to investors and end users is guaranteed
Job
Type: Full-time Salary:
$35,000.00-75,000.00 /year Required education:
  • Bachelor's
Required experience:
  • Researching: 2 years
  • Chemistry: 2 years
Required language:
  • English

Company Description

SRS is a focused engineering consulting firm serving the Chemicals & Materials industry globally. For years, we have helped clients manage, survive, and thrive in every business cycle.
Our dedicated Chemicals & Materials team is well versed in critical business issues affecting clients that are among the leading regional and global players. They compete in commodity, specialty and fine chemicals, plastics and polymers, and petrochemicals.
Our ability to develop and implement effective solutions & strategies for clients is complemented by our deep expertise across multiple industries related to chemicals - personal care, health and nutrition, automotive and aerospace, building and construction, packaging materials, microelectronic devices, paints, coatings and adhesives, and a host of others. This critical understanding of the entire value chain adds value by allowing us to better uncover obstacles and identify growth opportunities in a difficult operating environment.
Whether the challenge is to revitalize an existing business or determine the best options for growth, SRS has the underlying Chemicals & Materials industry expertise and proven processes to help our clients gain competitive advantage and succeed.
Associated topics: ceramic, compound, corrosion, glass, material, metallographer, metallurgical, polymer, polyurethane, welding

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