John Du

John Du


Additive Technology to Correct Epoxy Color Issues

John Du is the Global VP of Technical Marketing and Business Development for Patcham FZC headquartered the UAE and US.  Patcham is a global manufacturer of specialty additives for the paint, coatings, inks, and plastics industries.  Patcham markets and sells its specialty additives globally through its staff and distribution network.

Prior to his affiliation with Patcham, John was the Technical Product Manager for the Paint Additives Division, and Business Development Manager of Paper Coating Additives of a dominant global specialty additives supplier.  Before that, he spent many years accumulating his collective experiences in research, product development and technical service of compliant coatings for Automotive OEM, Refinish, General Industrial, Aluminum Extrusion, as well as formulation of pigment concentrates for various market applications.

He has held memberships and is an active supporter of the Cleveland, LA, Southern, New York, Pacific Northwest, Pittsburgh, and Past President of the New York Society for Coatings Technology.

He has presented numerous papers at technical conferences and symposiums during his career in the coatings industry. John’s expertise is in formulation, interfacial chemistry and the resolution of coating problems.

John received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Westminster College and his M.Ed. from the University of Pittsburgh.