Shelton, CT, January 18, 2023
Mica Corporation, a leading manufacturer of water-based primers and coatings to the global flexible converting industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new employees: Dr. Arnab Dasgupta as Senior Chemist and John Brzozowski as Technical Sales Representative.
In this role at Mica Corporation, Dr. Arnab Dasgupta will be developing the next generation of MICA water-based primers and coatings. Prior to joining Mica, Arnab worked for 20 years at Indium Corporation where he worked on developing electronic interconnect materials and did market research on materials for emerging technologies. Earlier, he studied surfactant-mineral interactions in Tata Consultancy Services, Pune, India and worked on silicones in Reliance Silicones (India) Limited, Navi Mumbai, India.
Arnab holds an MSc from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India; a PhD from University of Pune, India; and an MBA from SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica, New York. Arnab studied organic, polymer and materials chemistry research during his graduate program at the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India. While pursuing his postdoctoral research in the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany and in the Materials Science and Engineering Department of the University of Delaware, Arnab published papers in leading journals and presented at national and international conferences.
Mica also welcomes John Brzozowski as our newest technical sales representative based out of Knoxville, TN. John has been in the flexible packaging, ink and lamination industry for more than 25 years. He grew his career with Siegwerk USA Co with roles as regional technical support, packaging structure analysis, technical print services, and most recently as Senior Sales Account Manager.
John has built strong customer relationships over this time as a knowledgeable and dependable resource, who customers respect and trust. John is trained and educated in 5S Lean Manufacturing Six Sigma and ISO 9000. John will be working with many of Mica’s customers based in the Unites States.
For more than 50 years, Mica has been a pioneer and leading supplier of water-based primers and coatings that offer adhesion and other properties to the global converting industry. Mica’s innovative products are used in the manufacture of thin-film, lightweight, biodegradable, compostable, reusable, and recyclable structures. All MICA products are backed by customized support provided by an award-winning technical team.