Edwin Hortelano. Image Credit score: ChemQuest
The ChemQuest Group, a world wide consulting organization concentrated on personalized organization technique and optimization, technological know-how acceleration, marketplace intelligence and M&A advisory services for the specialty components market, has appointed Edwin Hortelano, Ph.D., a director.
Over the study course of his job, Hortelano has led teams on 3 continents in the development of components and options for coatings, adhesives, launch liners, holographic knowledge storage and additive manufacturing. He will draw on this experience primarily in aid of ChemQuest’s technology development pillar.
Hortelano labored for Covestro for over 20 several years in different roles of raising obligation prior to becoming a member of Bostik, in which he led a global team focused on technical advancement and R&D things to do for nonwovens and warm-melt, stress-sensitive adhesives. Next a stint as worldwide vice president, R&D for Loparex LLC, he served as senior vice president, Products Engineering and Operations with 3D Methods.
“In each and every stage of his occupation, Ed has focused on encouraging companies speed up the advancement of revolutionary new products and solutions and bringing them properly to market,” states Daniel Murad, ChemQuest CEO. “His knowledge ranges from item growth and sales to commercialization and production, all of which will establish a must have to our shoppers who are hunting to discover progress as a result of R&D options.”
Hortelano attained a bachelor’s diploma in chemistry from Kalamazoo College. In addition, he attained a doctorate in actual physical organic chemistry from Wayne Point out College.
“As I labored with Dan Murad and ChemQuest more than the yrs via the Adhesive and Sealant Council, I appreciated their sector knowledge and comprehending of the industry’s outstanding expansion alternatives,” Hortelano states. “I’m fired up to be part of ChemQuest to utilize my encounter in products enhancement for a wide range of programs, like coatings, adhesives, release liners and 3D printing. With the basis of a Ph.D. in organic and natural chemistry and a long time doing the job with polyurethanes, I comprehend the partnership concerning chemical constructions and bulk physical attributes. I glimpse ahead to functioning with shoppers to enable them build solutions that fix difficulties and develop price.”