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Stewart Williams, PhD Appointed Technical Director of The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute

Published on 2006-09-12. Author : SpecialChem

Spring House, PA -- Stewart Williams, PhD, recently named Technical Director of the Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute (PQI), will develop and manage PQI's technical initiatives, including material for the training of painting contractors and paint sales personnel, PQI website content, paint specifier seminars, and other initiatives in support of quality painting.

Dr. Williams joined Rohm and Haas in 1989 as an applications scientist for the company's coatings business. Since then, he has served in major roles in technical management, analytical research, market development, and global product management. Dr. Williams has extensive experience in developing innovative technical solutions for metal coatings, traffic markings, specialty primers, solution polymers, opaque polymers, pigment dispersants, and rheology modifiers.

Dr. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with Physics from the University of the Virgin Islands and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Washington.

About Rohm and Haas Company

Rohm and Haas is a global leader in the creation and development of innovative technologies and solutions for the specialty materials industry. The company's technologies are found in a wide range of markets including: Building and Construction, Electronics, Industrial Process, Packaging, Transportation, Household and Personal Care, Water, Food and Retail and Paper. Its technologies and solutions help to improve life every day, around the world. Based in Philadelphia, Pa, the company generated annual sales of approximately $8 billion in 2005.

About The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute(sm)

The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute(sm), based in Spring House, Pa., was formed by the Rohm and Haas Company, a worldwide producer of specialty materials, in 1989 with a charter of independence and objectivity to educate consumers on the advantages of using high quality paint, as well as to inspire them with information on innovative ways to use paint and decorating and color trends.

Source: Rohm and Haas

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