THE LEADING INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE FOR THE GLOBAL POLYURETHANES INDUSTRY
Dr Groome completed his PhD and post doctorial studies in Physical Chemistry and Polymerisation at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Following this he spent 3 years working on projects involving suspension polymerisation based on ICI PVC technology.
He has been part of the polyurethane industry for approximately 30 years. Has been extensively involved with ICI / Huntsman on rigid polyether polyol developments and production.Was also involved with the same companies in polyurethane systems developments and production. This has included rigid/flexible blends for various applications, elastomer blends, prepolymers ( aromatic / aliphatic ) for case applications. During this period in the polyurethane industry he has also been involved with Dow on the production of flexible polyols for block production and for hotcure / coldcure processes.
He is currently the R&D Director at Jiahua Chemicals in Shanghai.