UGL appoints jenkins
to lab team
United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL) has appointed William Jenkins to its laboratory team as research and development chemist/formulator. Jenkins will be responsible for developing new generation products. He has extensive experience working in senior leadership and research and development in the paint and coatings industry. Jenkins has held positions such as senior director, director of research and development and product assurance supervisor for Silberline Manufacturing Company where he managed the development of new products based on vacuum metal and oxide deposition.
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.
Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…