Michelman, which makes surface additives for composites, has named John B Homoelle, outgoing director of new technology & regulatory affairs at the company, as the first recipient of the company’s Dr John S Michelman award for outstanding technical contributions.

John has been instrumental in the development of many of the products and solutions we offer today, initiated our current quality control systems, and led efforts to build our worldwide regulatory programs,’ said Steve Shifman, president and CEO at Michelman. ‘He has run our laboratories and paved the way in our efforts to become known around the world as a true technology oriented organization.’

The Dr John S Michelman Award is named after the company founder’s son who spearheaded early technological developments at the growing company. 

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