Peter Weissman of Quaker Chemical has assumed the RadTech presidency while Lisa Fine of Joules Angstrom UV Printing Inks has been named the new president-elect. Don Duncan of Wikoff Color will serve as the immediate past president. RedSpot’s Eileen Weber is the group’s new secretary and Paul Elias of Miwon North America is the new treasurer.
“With the continued strong growth of UV and EB, we welcome new board members to help lead and guide our efforts to support the advancement of the technology,” said Weissman. “UV+EB are enabling technologies that additionally offer manufacturers higher productivity, energy savings and favorable sustainability profiles when compared to conventional coatings technologies. These advantages are driving use in areas as varied as industrial pipe and tube, 3D printing, consumer packaging, automotive, and aerospace.”
Newly elected RadTech board members include JoAnn Arceneaux, Allnex USA Inc.; Mark Gordon, INX International Ink Co.; Nikola Juhasz, Sartomer Division, Arkema Group; George McGill, Zeller+Gmelin Corporation; Alexander Polykarpov, AkzoNobel; Jeremy Teachman, Sun Chemical Corporation; and Xiasong Wu, DSM Functional Materials.
Returning board members include: Jennifer Heathcote, Phoseon; Beth Rundlett, Katcheco Inc.; Rick Baird, The Boeing Company; Joshua Lensbouer, Mannington Mills; and Aaron Smith, Kimball.