Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex has strengthened its technical and research capabilities in the roofing materials market through a strategic new hire. James Chantler has joined Dow Reichhold as a research associate. Dr. Chantler has significant experience in developing and marketing new solutions for the roofing and construction materials markets.
“Roofing material, specifically glass mats used in roofing shingles, has always been a core market for Dow Reichhold,” Douglas Reid, marketing manager for Dow Reichhold, explained. “By adding Dr. Chantler to the team, we are positioning the company to be the innovation leader in this fast-paced industry.” Dr. Chantler joins Dow Reichhold from GAF Materials Corporation, where he served as a glass scientist and led efforts to develop new glass fiber sizing chemistry. He also served as a material development engineer for The Budd Company.