Polymer Solutions Group Hires Expert to Accelerate Commercialization of its Sustainable Additives Portfolio

CLEVELAND, OH (July 6, 2022) — Polymer Solutions Group (PSG), a leading global polymer additive, dispersion, and release agent manufacturer, announces that Gabriel N. Short, Ph.D., has been hired as Product Innovation Chemist. In this role, Dr. Short will support the continued innovation of PSG’s additive product line and develop sustainable chemical solutions to address customer and market needs.

As Product Innovation Chemist, Dr. Short will leverage his materials, chemical synthesis, characterization, and processing expertise to devise sustainable synthesis routes for target chemistries. In addition, he will conduct experiments to optimize existing synthesis methodologies and develop new synthesis approaches for the next generation of products.

“PSG recognizes that the future of mobility is sustainable,” said Aaron Puhala, Vice President of Innovation at PSG. “We are delighted that Gabriel has joined our Innovation Team. He will be working closely with us to develop the next generation of products, leveraging his experience with sustainable chemistry.”

Dr. Short has an M.S. and Ph.D. in Organic Polymer Chemistry from the University of Florida and did postdoctoral research at the Georgia Institute of Technology, focusing on carbon capture. He received his B.A. in Chemistry at the University of San Diego, receiving the Undergraduate Researcher Award. Prior to his postdoc tenure, he taught chemistry as an adjunct professor at Santa Fe College.

Dr. Short started on June 13 at PSG’s headquarters in Cleveland.

About Polymer Solutions Group
PSG is an innovative manufacturer of class-leading proprietary and custom polymer additives, dispersions, and release agents for the rubber, plastic, and engineered wood industries. PSG offers a variety of customer-centric solutions that meet exacting specifications, provide superior performance characteristics, enhance processing efficiency, optimize supply chains, and lower overall costs. Trusted by the world’s leading companies in over 50 countries, our unparalleled products and application expertise cannot be matched by any other supplier. 

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