Teckrez, a leading international supplier of tackifier resins and specialty chemicals, announced that Wayne Goldenberg, Ph.D. will direct the company’s newly formed Specialty Monomers and Chemicals Group. Dr. Goldenberg will drive growth in targeted acrylic monomer market segments, as well as provide his considerable product development and sales channel experience in assisting Teckrez partners and customers to achieve their goals.
“Teckrez looks forward to its emerging role as a trusted supplier to the wide variety of companies that use specialty monomers,” says Marc Jackson, president of Teckrez. “Wayne’s knowledge of specialty monomer products and their associated handling and distribution means Teckrez provides customers with creative and flexible supply options. His chemical expertise will be valuable to customers wanting novel formulating approaches or solutions to technical application challenges.”
Dr. Goldenberg brings 15 years of experience in the commercial chemical industry with a focus in specialty acrylate and methacrylate monomers. He also spent 6 years in the petroleum industry with expertise in product development, technical support, marketing and sales management for laboratory instrumentation.
“I am honored to join the Teckrez team and help position the company for growth in acrylic monomers from the MONTECK® product line,” says Dr. Goldenberg. “The TECKREZ® hydrocarbon resin and TECKROS® rosin lines currently provide our customers with the widest tackifier range in the industry. With the expansion into acrylate and methacrylate monomers, the combined Teckrez product lines will be among the highest quality and widest ranging in the industry.”
To facilitate Teckrez’ s expansion into acrylic monomers, the company has added two new packaging and warehousing facilities in Houston and Philadelphia to support its growing monomer customer base.
Dr. Goldenberg earned his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin at Madison under Prof. Hans Reich, and a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has been published nine times in peer-reviewed publications including Environmental Science & Technology, American Journal of Industrial Medicine, Archive for Organic Chemistry, Organic Letters, and Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS).