Dr. Rick Michelman
Dr. Rick Michelman

Michelman offers fibre sizing, binders and lubricants under the brand names Hydrosize®, FGLASSTM , Michem Emulsion, U-NyteTM and Hydrolube®.

According to the IRI, it has been an authoritative source of R&D innovation leadership solutions for its member companies since 1938, whose mission is to enhance the effectiveness of technological innovation by networking the world's best practitioners and thought leaders to seek, share, learn and create.

“I am honoured to accept this position on the board at the IRI. I believe it speaks to our own passion for innovation and customer service.” commented Dr. Michelman. “The collaborative approach the Institute takes to R&D is consistent with the approach we take here at Michelman. I look forward to working with and learning from the rest of the Board, as well as IRI membership.”