Rick Keirstead started Ribek
Technology in 1998, responding
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 30 years of experience in product and process development,
utilizing his knowledge of fine-particle systems, coatings,
and polymer processing to achieve new-product objectives.
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.
Rick is a past president of the NESCT
/ TCSNE (Technical Coating Society of New England),
an organization that serves the professionals of the coating
He is also a member of AIChE, and is active in the AIChE-Boston chapter.