Emerald Specialties, a business unit of Emerald Performance Materials, recently announced it has named Bruce Berglund, Ph.D., silicone product line manager. He will haveEmerald-berglund-feature commercial and operational responsibility, setting the strategic direction for Emerald’s silicone product line.

“We are excited to have Bruce join our organization,” said James Davis, vice president. “We see a lot of growth potential for our specialty line of functional and ultra-high-purity silicone materials, such as fluids, surfactants, methyl hydrogen siloxane, and vinyl-terminated and amine-functional silicones, used in a wide range of industrial and personal care applications. Bruce’s extensive experience in silicones and knowledge of key end-use applications such as coatings, adhesives, and sealants will prove invaluable to the development and growth of this product platform.”

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