About the Author: Kathleen Boivin

Kathleen Boivin is a materials engineer for CMT Materials Inc., Attleboro, Mass., and works in processing and materials development of syntactic foam for thermoform tooling.

Kathleen Boivin is a materials engineer for CMT Materials Inc., Attleboro, Mass., and works in processing and materials development of syntactic foam for thermoform tooling. She has been actively involved in polymer and process development for a range of companies including Texas Instruments, Mobil Chemical, Eastman Kodak, Bixby International, and Fortifiber Corp. Contact: (508)226-3901; website: cmtmaterials.com;  email: kathleen.b@cmtmaterials.com.