● Johnson Polymer: Robert “Bud” Equi
has been named vice president, market
development at Johnson Polymer.
In this position, he will be responsible
for providing coordination of market
research and business development
practices across Johnson Polymer,
development and management of
external businesses and technical
alliances as well as maintaining and
extending the Johnson Polymer brand
image through coordination of external
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.
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