Michelman has expanded its Chemical Specialties team with the addition of three professionals with extensive experience in key markets. Dave Rupp has been hired as the company’s new regional business development manager for Chemical Specialties. He will focus on the western U.S., and have responsibility for growth and development of the company’s additives for wood product applications.

Mike Selby has joined the company as a regional sales manager for Chemical Specialties. He will be responsible for managing the company’s Americas Chemical Specialties sales team, in addition to supporting regional customers with application and market expertise.

Chad Forsthoefel has been hired as a research chemist, and will focus on developing new water-based formulations for the company’s burgeoning construction and wood coatings industry segments. In addition to his lab work, he will work closely with customers and provide technical support regarding the use of Michelman products.

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