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Robert Tsai Named Technical Director of Adhesives Research Pte Ltd. in Singapore

Published on 2005-01-31. Author : SpecialChem

GLEN ROCK, Pa. -- Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance, specialty pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes, coatings and films, is pleased to announce that Robert Tsai, Ph.D., will assume the position of Technical Director for the Company's R&D Technical Center in Singapore.

Dr. Tsai is transferring from Adhesives Research's corporate headquarters in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, where he has been the Core Technologies Manager for R&D since the fall of 2000. In his new position, Dr. Tsai is responsible for the research and development activities for Adhesives Research Pte Ltd. in Singapore. He and his staff will work closely with the Company's R&D centers in the U.S. and Ireland to develop and customize innovative pressure-sensitive products. Adhesives Research opened the Technical Center in Singapore in November 2003 to build upon existing sales operations in Southeast Asia and to service its Asian customers.

Dr. Tsai holds a doctoral degree in chemistry from Cornell University, as well as a master's degree in chemistry from the University of Puerto Rico and a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Tunghai University in Taiwan. He has received numerous awards and grants in chemistry and has served as a member of several scientific societies.

"Dr. Tsai's wealth of knowledge relative to adhesive processes and technology is definitely an asset to Adhesives Research Singapore," said Jackson Tan, Managing Director of Adhesives Research Pte Ltd. "His move to Singapore will strengthen our technical capabilities in our Technical Center and enhance our commitment to our growing base of customers in the region."

Adhesives Research's pressure-sensitive adhesives are used around the world in the electronics, hard disk drive, display screen assembly, automotive and construction industries, as well as other diverse markets such as medical diagnostics and devices, wound care, pharmaceuticals/transdermals, cosmetics and personal care, and the pulp and paper industries. Founded in 1961, Adhesives Research offers problem-solving capabilities and custom solutions in adhesive polymerization, mixing, adhesive coating and release liner design supported by extensive product development and analytical support. The Company's North American and Limerick, Ireland facilities are certified to the updated ISO 9001:2000 standard.

Based in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, Adhesives Research also operates manufacturing facilities in Ireland, Australia and Colombia, has sales and marketing offices in Great Britain, Germany and Singapore, and sales representation in Taiwan, Thailand and Japan.

Source: Adhesives Research, Inc.

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