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Expert in Biaxially Oriented Films

Expert ID: 723145 Israel

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Ten years of experience in design and production of biaxially oriented polyolefin flexible films.

Ten years experience as R&D leader in development of biaxially oriented polyolefin films including irradiation and crosslinking of LLDPE formulations.

More than ten years in polymer testing inclding the tesing of flame-retarded plastics and thin polymer films by different methods.

More than ten years of experience in polymer testing including mechanical, optical, morphological testing of different polymers. Fourteen papers published in refereed journals and about 30 talks at different international conferences.

Ten years experience in design of multilayer coextruded films including design of PP/PE and five layers polyeolefin films.

Use of elastomers in coextruded polyolefin films.

Ten years of experience in design, quality control and production of biaxially oriented flexible films.

Ten years of experience in design, quality and production of flexible films.

Ten years of experience in design of flexible film formulations, including crosslinked systems. Development and improvement of different stages in technological process of biaxially oriented film production.

Design of special films for specific customer requirements, for example, non-barrier leak-proof applications, gas barrier films, lidding polyolefin films, antifog films, antistatic films.

Experience in flame-retarded plastics, mechanichemistry and mechanopolymerization, design of flexible film formulations on a base of different polyolefin materials. Gas barrier materials.

Design and quality control of polyolefin antistatic films.

everal years of R&D activities in the field of gas barrier film technology. Development of oxigen barrier formulations.

Several years of R&D activities in the film of oriented gas barrier gilms.


Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2005 Degree: PhD Subject: Materials Engineering Institution: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Year: 1995 Degree: M.Sc. Subject: Materials Engineering Institution: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Year: 1993 Degree: B.Sc. Subject: Materials Engineering Institution: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2001 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Vice President (Quality and R&D) Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Responsible for R&D policy, R&D annual planning and budget, managing of R&D projects.
Development of new products and new formulations of shrink films for display and food packaging.
Crosslinking of polymer films by different technologies including technological innovations.
Technological improvements.
Responsible for the quality assurance policy of the company, ISO 9001 (2000) qualification, technical support of sales and marketing.
Responsible for the quality system of the daughter company (production site) of Syfan Saad (99) Ltd. outside of Israel
Years: 1999 to 2001 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Product Manager Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Responsible for ISO standard at Syfan,
Responcible for R&D program and projects.
Active participation and leadership of different R&D projects including development of crosslinking films, antifog films, low shrink force films, etc.
Years: 1996 to 1999 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Laboratory Manager Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Responsible for QC system, for lab instruments and test standards. Managing of QC team.
Active participation in R&D projects including development of shrink films crosslinked with betha-irradiation.
Years: 1995 to 1996 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Plastic Engineer Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Creation of new laboratory for research of flame-retardant plastics. Research in
the field of brominated flame-retardants

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: USA Summary: Creation of QA system at the production site and adjustment of formulations

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Different scientifical-technilogical lectures,
B.Sc. student training
Marketing Experience
Technical support to Marketing in penetration with new products. Customers complaint treatment.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English
Hebrew
Russian

Fields of Expertise

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