My Partners

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Dr. Philip Betten
Senior Consultant

Dr. philip betten

Expert for water-based industrial paint applications with a focus on wood, plastic and metal paints. Strategy consultant in the chemical and coatings industry for investors and banks.

Development of waterborne two-component polyurethane coatings for the automotive interior segment

Lacquer development of water-based wood and metal lacquer systems for spray, immersion, drum and push-through technology

Product development and technical service of additives for emulsion paints, wood varnishes and coagulants for spray booths

Product development of basecoat and clearcoat systems for car repair and industrial paint applications

Color stability in OEM applications

Laser-engravable lacquer systems

Jet mill dispersing technology for organic pigments

  • Helios Group
  • Mankiewicz
  • MIPA
  • Rockwood Clay Additives

Study of “Chemistry and Technology of Coating Materials” at the University of Paderborn. His diploma thesis dealt with the “stabilization of pigments in aqueous polyurethane dispersions”. Doctorate in 2003  at the University of Kiel with the title: “Colloid-chemical investigations for the optimization of automotive series paints”.

German / Hungarian bilingual, English, French, Slovenian

Jürgen van der Linden
Senior Consultant

Jurgen van der linden

Expert in water-based polymer dispersions for use in the paint, varnish and adhesive industry. In-depth knowledge of petrochemical raw material flows and the global marketing and sales of aqueous polymer dispersions. Strategy and acquisition consultant in the chemical and coatings industry.

Profound experience in functions as Sales Director, Key Account Manager, Purchasing Manager in global companies in the chemical industry. The focus is on aqueous polymer dispersions and adhesives as well as on the development of overall processes (supply chain management). In addition, he has in-depth knowledge of basic chemical raw materials for polymer synthesis and the formulation and application of aqueous industrial coatings and industrial adhesives. Extensive experience in the acquisition, integration and business development of companies.

  • Synthomer
  • Raflactac
  • Den Braven (Bostik)
  • Henkel
  • Momentive
  • Hexion
  • Eastman
  • Cytec
  • Arkema
  • DSM

Study of organic-physical & analytical chemistry at the University of Utrecht. Graduated in 1984 as Doctorate Chemistry (“Doctorandus”). 1991 Executive MBA studies at the School of Management in Rotterdam.

Dutch, English, German, French