Micro Powders, Inc. announces the appointment of Richard Czarnecki as technical director. In this position, Mr. Czarnecki assumes responsibility for all technology functions for both the industrial and personal care divisions of MPI. He reports to Warren Pushaw, president of Micro Powders.
Mr. Czarnecki joins Micro Powders with more than 28 years of experience in the graphic arts industry. He began his career with Converters Ink (later ICI and Zeneca Inks), where his responsibilities progressed through management roles in product development, technical services, and regulatory affairs. He served as director of polymer science and engineering for 11 years at Sun Chemical’s Technical Center, where he led the development and global commercialization of polymers for use in paste, liquid and energy curable inks and coatings. Most recently, he was chief technical officer for Superior Printing Ink, where he lead their R&D, technical service and EH&S functions.
He holds a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from Rutgers University, and a master of science degree in engineering science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is a member of the editorial advisory board of Ink World Magazine. He is a member of the National Printing Ink Research Institute Board of Directors and most recently served as NPIRI president.