Frank Embs has joining the PET resin business of now Auriga Polymers Inc. a company of INDORAMA Ventures in 2004 to drive new product development and commercialization.
In his role as Business Development Director he is responsible for developing and executing the global business strategies for the INDORAMA’s Barrier and Extrusion Blow Molding resin platforms and markets.
He has driven the commercialization and managed the worldwide business growth of PolyShield® resins for beer packaging and initiated, facilitated and executed the development and product launch of OxyClear™ barrier resin for packaging oxygen-sensitive foods such as juice, beer, wine and ketchup and has develop first commercial applications.
More recently he is executing the commercialization of PolyClear® EBM PET, INVISTA’s new PET resin for extrusion blow molding that can be recycled with PET.
Throughout his career, Frank has directed new product and business and development initiatives including driving commercialization of SilGuard® high-barrier packaging films at Hoechst Celanese from idea stage to initial sales.
Frank e holdeHholds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Mainz Germany and MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona.
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Properties and Applications of PETN Copolymers and PEN/PET Blends
Understanding how the use of NDC as a co-monomer to modify many PET polymers (including PEN) can result in enhanced properties. These new high-performance resins will enable applications requiring higher heat deflection temperature, better mechanical stability and improved stress cracking such as the plastic aerosol can.