KINGWOOD, Texas—Orion Engineered Carbons has hired Jose Briones as its marketing manager for the Rubber Carbon Black segment.
Briones brings more than 20 years of commercial and technical experience in the specialty chemicals and materials, oil and gas services, manufacturing and technology industries. Orion said he's led the development and commercialization of more than 40 new products in the U.S., Europe and Latin America, being named as an inventor in seven patents.
Orion said Briones' rubber industry experience includes manufacturing and development of SBR polymers, commercialization and development of natural rubber for adhesive and allergy-free applications, and managing a custom manufacturing facility for reinforced rubber assemblies used in oil and gas and agricultural belting applications.
Orion supplies carbon black to a variety of industries, including rubber, coatings, printing inks and polymers.