January 2018

I founded BotkinChemie in 2005 after a 15 year career with the Additives Divison of Ciba Specialty Chemicals (now part of BASF).  In the beginning my practice focused solely on the technical and marketing aspects of plastic additives.  Over the years my practice has evolved in response to the changing needs of clients, while at the same time I have learned new skills and grown into other areas of expertise.  I have found that clients increasingly require assistance resolving regulatory and patent issues as well as marketing communications support.  My practice also extends beyond plastic additives into other specialty chemicals segments. 

Helping clients to achieve more with less is the purpose of my business.  Clients find value in having a flexible resource on call to handle technical, marketing, regulatory, and patent issues as they arise in their business day to day.  In some cases, client companies may be too small to have dedicated marketing, patent, or regulatory affairs departments, but have critical issues that must be addressed to meet customer needs and grow their business.  Even in larger companies, resource constraints resulting from lean business practices can make it difficult to execute special projects that can arise unexpectedly.  Some examples of services provided to client companies can be found on the Services page.

Contact me to put my expertise to work for your business.

For additional information about my background and experience please visit the About page or my LinkedIn profile.  Technical papers and other literature can be accessed from the Downloads page.

This website is a work in progress, and I hope that you will check back regularly for updates.  Thanks for your interest and I look forward to hearing from you!

Jim Botkin, Ph.D.

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