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Jeff Danneman

Advanced Research Associate - Reichhold


Mr. Danneman received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Chemistry from the University of South Carolina. He began his career in the coatings industry at Glidden Paint where he formulated coil coatings and provided technical support for coil lines in the south east.

Mr. Danneman moved to W.R. Grace where he worked in UV curable coatings.  Among the many projects he was involved with was a novel system to photo-image the primary image onto printed circuit boards.

Mr. Danneman joined Reichhold as an applications and technical service chemist in 1985.  Through his 28-year career his work has included development of polymers for water-reducible, high solids, UV cure, polyurea, and alkyd latex coatings.   He holds 4 patents and has published numerous papers.  His current focus is formulating alkyd latex polymers for both architectural and industrial applications.

Address: Reichhold, Inc

1035 Swabia Court
Durham, NC 27703

Phone: 1-800-448-3482 ext 8051

Reichhold is one of the world's largest suppliers of unsaturated polyester resins for composites and a leading supplier of coating resins for a wide variety of markets and applications. 

With its world headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, and 20 manufacturing sites (17 operated by Reichhold) and 5 technology centers located around the world, Reichhold has the widest global reach of any resin supplier today.

1400 + People, 1 Goal
With 1.400 employees worldwide, Reichhold has the global resources to provide innovative solutions to the needs of our customers: composites fabricators and coatings formulators. Meeting their needs and exceeding their expectations is our primary goal.

Composites Business
As one of the world’s largest suppliers of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins for composites applications, Reichhold is committed to being the preferred and responsible supplier of both conventional and speciality products to an increasingly diverse group of global customers. To serve these global customers, Reichhold has expanded into rapidly growing markets that include India and China.

Reichhold is dedicated to providing our customers with the most innovative, highest quality value-added products and services possible. This is achieved by offering the broadest global manufacturing presence and a complete line of resin products, gelcoats and bonding pastes for a wide variety of composites end use applications.

Five state-of-the-art Technology Centers located globally support Reichhold’s development of new materials for both advanced and conventional composites applications. 

In addition to well known Reichhold brands; POLYLITE®, HYDREX®, DION® and NORPOL®, Reichhold is committed to develop new resin systems based on renewable, recyclable and environmentally friendly materials. These resin systems are marketed under the ENVIROLITE® brand.*

*Reichhold does not market products under the POLYLITE® or DION® trade names in Asia/ Pacific – the equivalent products and technologies are sold under the CORROLITE® and REICHHOLD® trade names.

Coatings Business
For over 80 years, Reichhold has been a pioneer in creating innovative technologies to help coatings formulators meet their customers' most demanding applications. Reichhold supplies coatings resins across many market segments; from resins for producing low VOC architectural paints, to resins designed for the most demanding of high-performance industrial applications. Today, Reichhold is widely regarded as being one of the most innovative suppliers to the coatings industry through its continued investment in R&D, technical support and new product development.

Reichhold supplies a wide range of product lines for a variety of markets and applications in the coatings industry. With technical and research facilities located around the world, innovation is combined with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and a sales and distribution network that is far reaching, enabling Reichhold to offer focused solutions for your needs. Reichhold’s core competence in a range of chemistries is unparalleled: alkyds, alkyd latex, polyesters, urethanes, epoxies and acrylics.

The coatings industry is currently undergoing the most major shift in years, brought on by ever-changing environmental regulation. Reichhold continues to invest heavily in new technologies and products that allow coatings formulators to stay ahead of regulatory demands while maintaining performance. BECKOSOL AQ®, alkyd latex, UROTUF® waterborne urethanes and EPOTUF® waterborne epoxy systems are examples of new platforms designed to create value for coatings formulators.*

*Reichhold does not market products under the BECKOSOL® tradename in Asia/ Pacific but equivalent products and technologies are instead sold under the REICHHOLD® tradename.