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Leading the pack

Since 2004, Chemical Dynamics has specialized in many areas that have benefited hundreds of businesses worldwide. Whether it is Paint Product Development or Coatings Consulting, we are the leaders in the field with decades of experience. Our body of expertise can serve you well in a number of different arenas.

Companies as wide ranging as Paul Reed Smith Guitars and Ford Motor Company have relied on Chemical Dynamics to dramatically improve their product performance with innovative coating products. Corporations have sought our counsel from throughout the world, including the United States, Mexico, Canada, Saudi Arabia, India, Israel, China, France, the Netherlands, England, and South Korea, to name a few. The Department of Energy Building in Washington D.C. used a low E energy savings coating developed by Chemical Dynamics, LLC.

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An experienced choice

With over 25 years of Upper Level Management experience in global technology planning and project direction, corporate titles held throughout the paint & coatings industry have included not just the high level roles of Vice President of Research and Technology and Director of Research & Development, but also those of Chemist and Research Consultant.

Chemical Dynamics has established a strong reputation for building strong teams of loyal and innovative Research Chemists dedicated to producing ecologically safe coatings for the automotive, aerospace, coil building, appliance, packaging and graphic arts industries. Through the use of multiple techniques including: project planning, accountability management, cross functional product development teams, customer based commercial development teams, and brain storming, Ron Lewarchik, head of the company, has achieved outstanding results.

 

Coatings Consulting Services, Powder Paint Consulting, Paint Failure, Coil Coating, Lead Paint Litigation, paint solution, auto paint problem, paint problem, coating problem, paint development, lead paint testing, paint testing, coating testing, astm testing, automotive ceramic coating, automotive clear coating, polymer, polymer science, general polymer, chemistry polymer, polymer synthetic, plastic polymer, additive polymer, coating polymer, electroactive polymer, natural polymer, polymer, Industrial Spray Coating, Industrial Protective Coating, Metal Coating, & Environmental Coating Consultants.

You can contact us at info@chemicaldynamics.net or by phone at 734-233-3084

We welcome you to peruse our Testimonials & Case Studies pages to learn more about the many successes our clients have enjoyed over the years.

In depth leadership background

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At the helm, Ronald Lewarchik serves as President and CEO. Ron received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Geneva College and completed his M.S. degree in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh.

Ron has been credited with over 50 US and international patents, numerous R&D100 awards, and tenures at the helm of several Research and Development Departments of Fortune 100 and 500 companies.

While at the University of Pittsburgh, Ron was awarded a Teaching Fellowship for distinguished undergraduate teaching. He was also elected into the honorary chemical fraternity for his academic achievements. Later, he completed course work for a PHD din Chemistry but elected to work in industry rather than completing the required additional research for his Doctorate degree. While at PPG Industries in Springdale and Allison Park, PA, Ron developed several new automotive original equipment and automotive refinish coatings products. His activities concentrated on the development of high solids and water borne OEM finishes as well as two component ambient cure products including those for topcoat and primer applications. During the eight years he was at PPG, he was promoted several times and was granted multiple patents for his innovative development contributions.

In 1980, Ron and his family moved to Chicago to accept a new research and development management position with Desoto Inc. At that time Desoto was the largest manufacturer of house paint in the country and was a significant supplier of Industrial finishes including automotive coatings. During his nearly ten years with Desoto, he held several progressively more responsible management positions culminating with the Director of Industrial Research. While at Desoto, Ron and his development teams were awarded two R&D 100 awards in global competition for distinguished achievement in the development of innovative products. He was responsible for the development groups in appliance, electrocoat, paper, automotive, aerospace, packaging, and coil coating. While at Desoto, he was also awarded several patents for novel developments in UV Cure, water borne, high solids, and low cure chemistries for metal and plastic substrates.

In 1990, Ron accepted a position with Morton International at their Woodstock, IL Research center as the Vice President of Research and Technology for Industrial Coatings. Responsibilities included coatings for coil, traffic, industrial, Aluminum Extrusion and drum linings. While at Morton, Ron and his development teams commercialized a multitude of new products for these applications. He was the recipient of another R&D 100 award for a new coil coating technology and multiple patents in water borne, high solids and high performance polyester, silicone polyester and acrylic resins and coatings made from these resins. In 2000, when the company was purchased by BASF, R&D was moved to Southfield, Michigan and he accepted the position of the lead technical role in Industrial Coatings. In 2002, in addition toTechnical Director, he was assigned the role of Global Director of Coil Coating product development and made contributions to advancing BASF‘s position in coil coatings on a worldwide basis.

In 2004, Ron left BASF and launched Chemical Dynamics LLC. Ron currently resides in Brighton, Michigan with his family.

In addition to his consulting firm, Ron has also been an Adjunct Research Professor at the Coatings Research Institute of Eastern Michigan University developing energy efficient coatings under a research grant from the Department of Energy. At the University, he also taught short courses on a variety of coatings-related topics

Why Choose Us?

Knowledgeable

With the best minds in the industry, we guarantee you’ll get a superb result.

Experienced

We have over 14 years experience providing expert coatings consulting to companies globally.

Targeted

With our expert staff, we analyze and prepare custom reports leveraging state of the art technology & testing techniques.

Our Capabilities

Our full range of analytical capabilities is diverse and wide reaching. Our main offerings are listed at right, but we have particular speciality in the following:

  • Reverse engineering of formulations
  • Failure analysis
  • Identification of contaminants
  • Surface analysis, problem solving
  • Accelerated lab testing
  • Methods development
  • Litigation and expert witness support
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