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David C. Armbruster, Ph.D.

CHEMICAL CONSULTANT
Certificate # 622
Armbruster Associates
43 Stockton Road
Summit, NJ 07901
Phone #: (908) 277-1614
Fax #: (908) 277-1573

Specializing in business, planning, and technology consulting in the chemical, cosmetics, plastics, and specialty chemical industries: technology assessment, marketing research, business development, new ventures, patent analysis, custom manufacturing, licensing/technology transfer, expert witness, coatings, radiation (UV/EB) curing, emulsion/water soluble polymers.

Education Activities

Worldwide Radiation (UV/EB) Curing Course/Seminar.

Education

B.S. Chemistry, Xavier University, 1961.
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, 1965.

Experience

Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals 1963-64, Pharmaceutical Chemist;
Rohm and Haas Company, 1965-76, Research and Development Manager;
Celanese Chemical Company, 1976-81, Marketing/Technical Development Manager;
CPS Chemical Company, 1981-82, Commercial Development Manager;
Armbruster Associates, March 1982-, President.

Technical Societies

American Chemical Society
Commercial Development Association
Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology
Licensing Executives Society
North American Thermal Analysis Society
RadTech International
Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Society of Plastics Engineers

Publications and Patents

Patents, presentations and publications in organic, polymer and heterocyclic chemistry, abrasion resistance, adhesion, coatings, radiation (UV/EB) curing/photopolymerization, photochemistry, thermal analysis, consulting, growth strategy, and multiclient studies (corporate profiles, hydrophilic polymers).

Listed in

American Men and Women of Science, Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory, Dun’s Consultants Directory, Who’s Who in Technology, Who’s Who in Chemistry & Plastics.

Staff

Principal and associate consultants as required.

Laboratory Facilities

Available as required.

Scope of Activities

Business, marketing, planning and technology consulting services to worldwide clients in the chemical, cosmetics, electronics, pharmaceutical, plastics, polymers and specialty chemical industries: research and development, technology assessment/forecasting/ management, marketing research, marketing/technology studies, new business/market/product development, product line expansion and introduction, business development, commercial development, new ventures, marketing services, patent analysis, technical writing, advertising, product catalogs, custom manufacturing, licensing/technology transfer, acquisition/technology acquisition, competitive analysis, corporate profile studies, expert witness, opportunity analysis, feasibility and courses/seminars

Specializations

Coatings, finishes, paints, adhesives/sealants, inks, organic chemicals/intermediates, monomers, plastics, polymers, radiation (UV/EB) curing/photopolymerization, emulsion/water soluble polymers, specialty chemicals, acrylics, epoxies, urethanes, photoresists and water treatment chemicals.