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Research Chief Elected to Lead RadTech

Thursday, April 26, 2012

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Dr. Don Duncan, research director for Wikoff Color Corp., has been selected as the next President-Elect for RadTech, the Association for UV and EB Technology. His term will begin in January 2013.

“Don is well respected in our industry and has taken an active and much-appreciated volunteer role with RadTech, says current RadTech President Howard Ragin, of resins and specialty chemicals maker DSM-AGI Corp.

 Don Duncan will begin his term as president of RadTech, the Association for UV and EB Technology, in January 2013.
Don Duncan will begin his term as president of RadTech, the Association for UV and EB Technology, in January 2013.

Duncan served four years on the association’s board of directors and is now co-chair of the Printing and Packaging Committee. He also helped lead the effort to develop the upcoming RadTech 2012 Printing and Packaging Session.

A native Texan, Duncan received his B.S. degree in chemistry from North Texas State University in Denton, TX, and his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He is the holder of two U.S. patents, the author of more than 30 technical papers and trade-journal articles, and a frequent presenter at graphic arts-related conferences. Duncan is an active member of TAGA, FTA, TAPPI, ASTM and the American Chemical Society, and now serves as the Executive Vice President for TAGA as well as on the SGP Partnership board.

Founded in 1986 as the SME Radcure Division, RadTech International North America promotes the use of, and serves as an international forum, education and information source for, UV and EB processing technologies, including curing technologies for coatings.  The association will hold its 2012 Expo and Conference from April 29 to May 2 in Chicago.

   

Tagged categories: Associations; RadTech; Resins; UV curing

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