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Donald Rosato

President / CEO / COO / VP / Owner, PlastiSource, Inc., United States

Bio

Dr. Donald V. Rosato is internationally recognized as a leader in plastics technology, business, and marketing. Serves as President of PlastiSource, Inc. a prototype manufacturing, technology development, and marketing advisory firm, located in Concord, Massachusetts, USA.

He has extensive technical and marketing, plastic industry business experience from laboratory testing, through production to marketing, having worked for Northrop Grumman, Owens-Illinois/Graham, DuPont/Conoco, Celanese/Ticona, and Borg Warner/G.E. Plastics.

He is active in live course webinars, articles, blogs, handbooks, courses, training, ...

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Dr. Donald V. Rosato is internationally recognized as a leader in plastics technology, business, and marketing. Serves as President of PlastiSource, Inc. a prototype manufacturing, technology development, and marketing advisory firm, located in Concord, Massachusetts, USA.

He has extensive technical and marketing, plastic industry business experience from laboratory testing, through production to marketing, having worked for Northrop Grumman, Owens-Illinois/Graham, DuPont/Conoco, Celanese/Ticona, and Borg Warner/G.E. Plastics.

He is active in live course webinars, articles, blogs, handbooks, courses, training, etc. and has expertise in plastics manufacturing, emerging technology, product design, plastics engineering, high performance plastics, bioplastics and more.

He received his BS in Chemistry from Boston College, MBA at Northeastern University, M.S. Plastics Engineering from University of Massachusetts Lowell, and Ph.D. Business Administration at University of California, Berkeley. Contact at www.linkedin.com/in/donrosato/.

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Fields of Expertise

Electrical & Electronics
46
Thermoplastic Composites
36
Bioplastics
36
Automotive/ Transportation
32
Weight Reduction / Lightweighting
28
LED Lighting
26
Renewable Resources
24
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Environmentally-Friendly
22
PLA (Polylactide)
22
Renewable Energy
20
3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
18
Photovoltaics / Solar Panels
16
Nanotechnology
14
Electrical Conductivity
14
PHA (Polyhydroxyalkanoate)
14
Thermoplastics
14
Food Contact
14
Food Packaging
14
Medical Plastics
12
Metal Replacement
12
Medical Devices
12
Biodegradability
12
Bio / Organic / Natural
12
Polymer Processing
10
Flame Retardants
10
Printed Circuits
10
Wind Turbines
10
Smart Packaging
10
Healthcare / Medical
8
Recycling
8
Nanocomposites
8
Color Pigments & Dyes
6
Halogen-free Flame Retardants
6
Polymer Reinforcement
4
LCP (Liquid Crystal Polymer)
4
Biocides / Antimicrobial Agents
4
Sports & Leisures
4
Engineering Plastics
4
PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone)
4
Sheet Molding
4
Molded Parts & Articles
4
Thermoforming/ Vacuum Forming
4
Injection Molding
4
Light Stabilizers / UV Absorbers
4
Packaging
4
PVC (Polyvinylchloride)
4
Plasticizers
4
Lithium-Ion Batteries
4
Antioxidants
4
Conductive Fillers
4
Additives for Bioplastics
4
Nanoclays
4
High Heat Plastics
2
Impact Resistance
2
Stiffness
2
Tensile Strength
2
PP (Polypropylene)
2
Thermal Insulation
2
PC (Polycarbonate)
2
PPS (Polyphenylene Sulfide)
2
PMMA
2
PA 6-6 (Nylon 6-6)
2
Under the Hood
2
Carbon Fibers
2
Aerospace
2
Compounding
2
Rotational Molding
2
Elastomers
2
Extrusion
2
Footwear
2
Appliances
2
Material Testing
2
Barrier Performance
2
Stability Tests
2
Additives for Thermoplastics
2
Non-Phthalate Plasticizers
2
Oxygen Absorbers
2
Surface Modification
2
Carbon Blacks
2
Blends and Alloys
2
Pigments Dispersion
2
Renewable Additives & Fillers
2
Transparent Pigments
2
Special Effect Pigments
2
Aesthetic Enhancers (Color & Look)
2
Additives for Packaging
2
Thermal Resistance
2
Wires & Cables
2
Plastic Formulation
2
Weight Reduction
2
Fuse Deposition Modeling (FDM)
2
Wood Plastic Composite
2
FDA (Food Contact Regulation)
2
US Regulation
2
Regulation
2
EU Regulation
2
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Works

Patents

  • Developed 50+ direct and contributed to patents within the polymer related industries, particularly in the high performance and engineering plastic material segments

Papers

  • A participating member of many trade and industry groups, such as SPE, Plastics, PIA, CPPIA and SAMPE, and have been involved in participating and organizing career wise 500+ plastics technology and end use market conferences, seminars, and webinars
  • Authored or edited numerous papers totalling 5500+ career wise, including articles published in the Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Engineering, and major books, including the Concise Encyclopedia of Plastics, Injection Molding Handbook 3rd Ed., Plastic Product Material and Process Selection Handbook, Designing with Plastics and Advanced Composites, Plastics Institute of America Plastics Engineering, Manufacturing and Data Handbook, Plastics Materials, Processes & Applications, and the Plastics Technology Handbook
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