Viance Brings on Dr. Rufai Ibrahim to Expand their R&D Team

Viance, LLC has announced the expansion of their R&D department. They have brought on Dr. Rufai Ibrahim, an expert in Polymer Chemistry. Dr. Ibrahim has extensive experience in formulation chemistry in the biotechnology and coatings industry.

North Carolina-based Viance develops and manufactures an extensive range of advanced wood treatment technologies and services to the global wood preservation industry. They’ve been leading innovation in this industry for over 30 years with the design and development of a wide range of advanced building material solutions. Their products aim to improve performance and durability regardless of application.

Between the expertise of Dr. Ibrahim and Dr. Kevin Archer, Director of Research and Development with Viance, the company will expand their efforts to develop new chemistries for wood preservatives and fire retardant product formulations. 

“Our continuing goal is to provide the wood preservation industry with environmentally advanced solutions for residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural applications.” said Dr. Archer.

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