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Jaime A. Gómez, PhD, Global Business Development Manager
Chemicals & Plastics, K-Tron
Dr. Gómez is the Global Business Development Manager for Chemicals and Plastics for K-Tron with an emphasis on Polyolefin Production and Resin Compounding. Please direct your questions in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese to Dr. Gómez.
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Dr. Gómez has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellín, Colombia, and MS in Organic Chemistry and a PhD in Polymer Science from the University of Connecticut. In addition to his technical training, Dr. Gómez received an MBA from New York University (Stern School of Business) with concentration in International Business, Finance & Marketing.
Dr. Gómez's 20 year’s industry experience resides in the plastics, specialty chemicals and electro-optical equipment industries where he has conducted basic and applied R&D, evaluation and acquisitions of technologies and companies, international business development, and corporate strategic planning.
Dr. Gómez initiated his professional life at the R&D laboratories of Union Carbide Corporation in Tarrytown, New York where he conducted research in glass fiber reinforced composite materials. He later served as Vice President and Business Manager of Datacolor and Equitech, manufacturers of color measuring instruments and software, providing leadership in sales & marketing worldwide.
Dr. Gómez is a member of Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), American Chemical Society (ACS), and American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
Stefan Kalt, Global Business Development Manager
Plastics Compounding & Extrusion, K-Tron
Mr. Kalt is the Global Business Development Manager for K-Tron with an emphasis on Resin Compounding and End Product Extrusion. Please direct your questions in English or German to Mr. Kalt.
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Stefan Kalt recently joined K-Tron as Global Business Development Manager Plastic Compounding & Extrusion. He is based in the company’s K-Tron Switzerland office.
Stefan Kalt has an extensive background in the extrusion and compounding of plastics. His experience comes from holding positions in engineering, test laboratory management, project management, key account management, product management, Director of Market Segments and Head of Business Units, all with the Maag Group over a 23 year period. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from HTL Brugg-Windisch, an eMBA from Kaderschule St. Gallen and is 6-Sigma Green Belt certifiedinstruments and software, providing leadership in sales & marketing worldwide.
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