Sartomer: Sartomer Company
announced that it has promoted Bill
Wittig, former marketing manager of
monomers and oligomers, to business
manager of its specialty polymers
group. In his new position, Mr. Wittig
will oversee all business activities for
the group, which supports formulators
in the elastomers, plastics, coatings,
adhesives, sealants, polyurethanes
and graphic arts markets with an
extensive offering of specialty resins.
Mr. Wittig has worked in the chemical
industry for more than 20 years,
holding management positions at Akzo-
Nobel, Kline and Company, Air
Products and Chemicals and Sartomer.
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