LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Zeon Chemicals L.P. has named Galen Brooks as its applications development chemist in the Nipol NBR product line.
Zeon said Broks joins the company with a background in technical service and manufacturing. He previously worked with the R&D Components Group in Jackson, Tenn., and later moved to manufacturing in Clinton, Tenn., which the firm said allowed him to gain practical experience by running mixers and the quality lab.
Zeon, headquartered in Tokyo, produces specialty elastomers, polymers and specialty chemicals worldwide with plants in North America, Europe and Asia. The firm employs 3,100 worldwide with $2.5 billion in sales in 2014.