Emerald Specialties Group has formed a team focused on digital applications, expanding its commercial and R&D staff for Hilton Davis® color and black dispersions to reportedly support growing demand in the key digital and ink jet segments. The company appointed Willis Reese as business director and added Jim Brock and Xiaoming Wu to the growing R&D staff as dispersions R&D chemist and senior digital technologies chemist, respectively.

As business director, Reese reportedly will focus on the commercialization of Emerald's Lucida Colors® self-dispersed pigment dispersions, including the development of markets and customers, and develop strategy for select technical dye and polymer technology in the digital marketplace.

As dispersions R&D chemist, Brock reportedly will focus on the development of color and black dispersions, especially self-dispersed pigment dispersions for printing applications.

As senior digital technologies chemist, Wu will use his expertise to support the company's R&D efforts to penetrate further into the digital printing market.

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