James Will, senior chemist for Troy Corporation’s performance additives group, was recognized for his 40 years of industry service.
From 1975-1989, he conducted experiments using MEI zirconium compounds in paint dryer applications. He began his career as a sales associate for Buten Paints (Doylestown, Pa.) in 1974. He’s worked for Pfizer Corporation, Elementis Specialties and BASF.
The Rider University grad joined Troy in March.
Chris Allen, Sheila Belding and Bele Cargill received recognition for 25 years of service.
Allen is a key account manager for Sun Chemical. He formerly worked for AkzoNobel from 1989-1993. The Albion College graduate lives in Doylestown, Pa. with his wife, Debbie, and four children.
Her career began at Sika, where she worked as a chemist developing waterborne, 2K epoxy, 2K urethane, methacrylate and hybrid coatings and adhesives.
Cargill has spent the last decade at Deltech Resin Company, where she currently works in customer service. She handles all customer service, logistics and billing.
The approximately 165 attendees enjoyed a cocktail hour followed by dinner.