AKRON—Kenneth Lee has been named technical director of Degussa Corp.´s Advanced Filllers & Pigments´ division´s technical center in Akron.
Lee has 19 years of experience providing technical support for carbon blacks produced by Engineered Carbons Inc. The business combined with Degussa´s North American carbon black unit in 2002 to form Degussa Engineered Carbons L.P.
Lee is resposible for overseeing the technical marketing of products associated with the technical center. That operation provides applied technology services to Degussa Engineered Carbons and Degussa pigment and rubber carbon blacks in the North America Free Trade Agreement region.
The center also supplies tech support for Degussa precipitated silicas and silanes sold in the NAFTA region.