Jadel Baptista

Jadel Baptista

DCL Corporation

Maximizing Coatings Performance and Processing Efficiency with Proper Pigment Selection

Jadel Baptista is currently the Technical Director at DCL Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at PUCCAMP-Brazil and has completed graduate level coursework in Polymer Chemical Engineering.    Jadel has 30 years of experience leading global, cross-functional technical teams towards development of new technologies from discovery to its introduction in the market. Jadel has worked specifically in research & development of polymers, paints and colorants, and technical service for coatings and pigments. His experience has been equally balanced in the areas of polymeric materials, industrial/architectural coatings, colorants, and pigments.

His contribution to the coatings industry is evidenced by multiple publications on technical journals, presentations and one granted patent in the US and Europe. Jadel has also held a position as titular professor for nearly six years at Padre Anchieta University’s associate degree program in chemistry, teaching organic/inorganic chemistries, and coatings technology.