Valspar Poster Event highlights graduate students’ work

On Sept. 15, Reineke group members James and Jeff were invited to attend a special poster session hosted by Valspar at the new Valspar Applied Science and Technology (VAST) Center.

Graduate students in the Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science presented their work to Valspar scientists and engineers, with opening remarks by Valspar CTO Cynthia Arnold, Dan Frisbie, and Bill Tollman.

From the Valspar website:

2015-09-15 15.00.49-2Since 1806, The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) has delivered the latest innovations, the finest quality and the best customer service in the coatings industry. Valspar supplies customers in more than 100 countries with a broad range of high-performing coatings and paint products for the consumer, packaging, construction and industrial markets. The company’s global brand portfolio includes Valspar®, Cabot®, Guardsman®, House of Kolor®, De Beer®, Inver®, Huarun®, Wattyl®, Solver®, PlastiKote®, and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Valspar reported net sales in 2014 of $4.5 billion.