Dr. Joop Koster

 
R&D Chemist with Bayer Polyurethanes in Dormagen-Germany; project leader for the development of a gas-phase phosgenation process for Methylisocyanate; project leader for preparation of ton quantities of new isocyanates in a specialized pilot-plant;R&D Manager at REWO Chemicals, Steinau , Germany.Focus on fabric softeners and oleochemicals.
Project scientist at Union Carbide Europe in Geneva;
Development of additives for the PU foam industry;

Technical Manager at Arco Chemical Europe, Windsor,UK.
Formation of a technical team for the newly established business line of polyether polyols and PU systems.
Leading two French technical laboratories.

Commercial Manager at Union Carbide Europe for the NIAX TM urethane additives business.
This Union Carbide business was acquired by: DLJ, Witco, Crompton&Knowles,Crompton, GE Silicones.
Got finally nominated as business manager for the NIAX TM urethane additives business-EAME&India

Established a consultancy company-- JBK Research & Consulting, based in Nyon-Switzerland;
active in the field of Polyurethanes, Biofuels, and Specialty Chemicals.