Maurice Carruthers, vice president and general manager of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments, receives the 12th Man of the Year award from the MNYPIA
David Savastano, Editor05.22.14
The Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA) honored Maurice Carruthers, vice president and general manager of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments, as the 12th recipient of the club’s Man of the Year award April 24 at the Iberia Peninsula Restaurant in Newark, NJ.
Carruthers’ career started in 1964 as a color matcher in the leather industry. He then joined Ciba Geigy in Paisley, Scotland in 1966 as a laboratory technician in the Phthalocyanine pigment research group. Progressing with them through various chemist levels in the Azo Pigment Group, he was sponsored by Ciba Geigy to complete his advanced degree in chemistry from Salford University in 1970. He then went on to become the Pilot Plant manager of Paisley in 1972.
In 1976, he joined Sun Chemical, based in Cincinnati, OH. Starting in their research department working on aqueous dispersions and flush color development, he rose to become the flush color development manager in 1979. In 1980 he transferr
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