EXTON, Pa.—Jeffrey Klang, global research and development director of 3D printing for Sartomer, a business unit of Arkema Inc., was appointed to the board of directors of RadTech.
RadTech is a nonprofit trade association that supports ultraviolet and electron beam technologies, according to a Sartomer news release.
Klang's understanding of UV/EB technologies, markets and regulatory requirements will make him an asset to RadTech's board, said Kenny Messer, president of Sartomer Americas.
Previously he was manager of coatings platform R&D for Sartomer, and spent several years as manager of product development. He played a key role in the development and commercialization of many of Sartomer's oligomers and monomers.
Klang has worked in the chemical industry for more than 29 years in various R&D roles. He has more than 20 U.S. patents and has published numerous articles in trade and scientific journals.
RadTech promotes the use and development of UV and EB processing as an industrial technique offering energy savings, environmental benefits, increased productivity, higher yields and opportunities for new or unique products. The association serves as an international forum for individuals and organizations in the market segment. It also develops and shares procedures and data on safe equipment operation and materials handling, testing and quality control.
Sartomer is a supplier of specialty chemicals for UV and EB, peroxide and two-part epoxy/amine systems.