Owen commenced his career formulating new polyurethane products in the laboratory. He built on his technical skills by moving into customer service and then sales servicing large automotive and insulation customers in the Australian polyurethane market.
Owen was one of three founding directors of Pacific Urethanes which commenced in 2008. He was the key driver in the setup of the manufacturing and commercial functions of the business.
He joined ICI Organics Division with qualifications in organic and polymer chemistry. Gerard moved to Australia to take up the position of chief chemist of a small systems house. He was a major contributor to its growth over 25 years as Technical Director and Export Manager establishing the company as a major supplier to the LNG insulation industry. Gerard’s focus is now coordinating Pacific Urethanes research and development.
National Sales Manager – Australia & NZ
Matthew manages our sales team across Australia and New Zealand, as well as a number of key accounts. He has over 20 years in the polyurethanes industry, driving sales and customer experience. Matthew’s expertise covers the full range of polyurethanes systems and is primarily focused in minerals and resources, building and construction and the manufacturing industries.
Market Development Manager ASEAN
Colin has over 30 years of experience in formulating and application in the Polyurethane Industry. He spent his early career in the UK with Marley Foam and W R Grace before moving to Industrial Urethanes South Africa in the early 1980’s. Moving to Australia in 2001 Colin broadened his application and formulating skills to include elastomers and rigid foam systems and is now responsible for developing the market in the ASEAN region.
Polyurethane Machinery Specialist
Somaly has 20 years’ experience in the Polyurethane Industry. He has a degree in Chemistry and has worked in the laboratory, customer service, quality management and account management. In more recent years Somaly’s application expertise allows him to offer our customers in field training and troubleshooting in order to ensure successful set up of our customers manufacturing operations or major projects.
Account Manager – Qld & NT
Suresh is responsible for supporting our customers in Queensland and Northern Territory markets. Suresh has over 15 years’ experience in supplying polyurethane chemicals into a wide range of applications. Suresh is based in Queensland to ensure prompt and attentive service to our customer’s needs.
Account manager – Vic, Tas & NZ
Lachlan has over 20 years of experience developing polyurethane application knowledge for medium and large manufacturing facilities. Lachlan is instrumental in assisting our customers with process design, continued operation of polyurethane equipment and future opportunities available to our customer’s. Lachlan is responsible for our Victorian and Tasmanian markets and our customer in New Zealand.
Customer Service Officer
Rebecca is a new member of the Pacific Urethanes team, starting in January 2018. Rebecca is responsible for Customer Service in the Carrum Downs head office.
Customer Service Officer
Kelly has worked in the Polyurethanes industry for 12 years. Based in our Sydney facility Kelly is responsible for Customer Service and in-house sales. She has extensive knowledge of Graco spare parts and distribution as well as Polycoat and DAP Products.