Technical Applications Development Manager
North Chesterfield, Virginia
Eric “Rick” Theiner is a Technical Applications Manager for Evonik Corporation, working at the North American Business and Innovation Center in Richmond, VA. Rick earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN, in 1990. Since that time he has primarily been working in the area of formulating cleaning compounds for hard surfaces, dishwashing, and laundry in the Industrial and Institutional market segment.
For the past 16 years Rick has focused specifically on how to optimize surfactant interactions in cleaning products and related systems. To aid this endeavor he earned a Masters degree in Physical Chemistry from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He is tremendously grateful to the scientists who have added so much to the field over past few decades because learning about the fascinating behavior of surfactants is what makes his job so great.
Monday, June 29, 2020
9:20 AM – 9:45 AM CDT