New focus and expertise added to Technical Consulting, Chemistry and Physical Testing services

With the promotion of Bruce Lambillotte to Vice President of Technical Consulting, Smithers Rapra is focusing on the expansion of consulting services to support rubber and polymer product manufacturers. Christine Domer joins as new Akron Labs GM.

Bruce’s extensive expertise in managing testing services and role as a consultant make him ideal to grow our technical consulting services.

With over 40 years’ experience in the rubber and tire industry, it’s no surprise that Bruce Lambillotte has been named the new Vice President of Technical Consulting for Smithers Rapra North America. In his new role, Lambillotte will lead and develop the technical services offering for the business, focusing  on rubber and polymer product development challenges such as ,material life prediction, material selection and product failure analysis.

Christine Domer joins Smithers Rapra with over 30 years’ experience as a technical engineer in the tire and chemical industry. Her former roles include positions at Hailide Americas, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.,andCooper Tire & Rubber Company. Domer’s expertise spans raw materials, compounding, reinforcements and processing in tire and non-tire rubber applications. She is managing chemistry and physical testing services at Smithers Rapra’s Akron Laboratory; replacing Lambillotte.                 

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