Rick Keirstead started Ribek Technology in 1997 in response
to a need for expertise in coatings and dispersions.
He holds a BS in Chemical Engineering, and remains current
through continued practice, and by attending professional courses
He has 20 years of experience in product and process development,
utilizing his knowledge of fine-particle systems, coatings,
and polymer processing to achieve new-product objectives.
Rick is the current president of the NESCT (New
England Society of Coating Technology), an organization that
serves the professionals of the coating industry.
He is also a member of AIChE, and is active in the AIChE-Boston chapter.
The clients of Ribek Technology include:
- manufacturers of coated products in a variety of industries
- research firms
developing functional coatings
- ink and paint manufacturers
- process equipment manufacturers.