Votorantim’s Seiler returns to BASF as Admixture Systems technology chief

Source: BASF Construction Chemicals, Cleveland

BASF Admixture Systems has named Paul Seiler manager of Technology, heading a department that formulates innovative products; serves as a testing and support resource for concrete producers; and develops test methods, procedures, and models to assist customers in new-technology adoption.

“Paul Seiler has the technical proficiency, practical experience, and innovative spirit to help us continue to bring to market new technologies that will help our concrete producer customers differentiate themselves today and in the future,” says BASF Admixture Systems Business Manager Gabriel Cottrell.

Seiler joins the company from Brazil’s Votorantim, where he served as Technology and Process manager, directing research and development efforts for white cement, grouts, mortars, tile adhesives, hydrated lime and gypsum. Prior to that, he was Construction Chemicals Division Technology and Product manager at Brazilian admixture producer Viapol, recently acquired by Euclid Chemical, and served for 10 years in a similar capacity for BASF Construction Chemicals in South America. Seiler holds chemical and industrial engineering degrees from Centro Universitário da FEI, Sao Bernardo, Brazil.