RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Jim received a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from University of Athens, Greece, in 1994. His career in the glove manufacturing industry started in 1997, and over the past 20+ years, his expertise in the industry is well known throughout Malaysian factories for latex and nitrile, and China plants for vinyl, poly, and hybrid gloves. As the leader of the research and development department for FoodHandler®, Jim has had numerous patents covering several material glove types – nitrile, vinyl, and hybrid single use disposable gloves for food service applications and medical examinations. Jim also actively participates in standards making for specification and testing protocols for disposable gloves at ASTM.