Custom Porous Plastic Solutions: Unique Value For Unique Applications (Internet of Things Applications USA 2018)

Dr Gene Kim, Global Business Development DIrector
United States


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Presentation Summary

The presentation will introduce Porex, and its capabilities to manufacture custom porous plastic platforms for a variety of markets and applications such as consumer, industrial, cosmetics, biomedical, electronics, sensors, energy, automotive, etc. We will highlight specific applications in the cosmetics, automotive, and telecom equipment markets and how we are making the world safer, healthier, and more productive.

Speaker Biography (Gene Kim)

Gene is currently the Global OEM Business Development Director for Porex, a Filtration Group company. He is also the co-chair of an industry special interest group called GSAM, Global Summit of Advanced Manufacturing. Gene has made numerous technical presentations and publications in polymeric and nanostructured materials, surfaces and interfaces, wetting, adhesion, self-assembly, new characterization and analysis tools and methods development, and in microelectronic assembly and packaging materials and processes. Prior to Porex, Gene held multiple positions in R&D, product development, sales, and marketing for Alpha, a division of MacDermid Performance Solutions, and prior to Alpha, he was a Senior Staff Engineer for Motorola's Advanced Product Technology Center. Gene received his Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University.

Company Profile (Porex Corporation)

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Over 50 years ago, Porex launched the sintered porous plastics industry by developing porous polymer materials to support caustic fluid separation processes. Since 1961, we have applied our extensive porous plastic material science, product design, and custom plastic manufacturing expertise to designing unique porous solutions that overcome complex project challenges and enable quicker product launches. Healthcare, consumer, and industrial market leaders around the world rely on Genuine PorexTM custom plastic manufacturing components because of the high reproducibility of our manufacturing processes, which ensure that the billionth part is the same as the first.
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