Western University, Mechanical and Materials Engineering Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavillion London, ON, Canada N6A 5B9
Dr. Klaus Gleich works at the Technical Center of Johns Manville, Littleton, CO. He has more than 20 years experience in advanced materials development and processing and is well known for his expertise in thermoplastic composites. Over the years, he has held key positions in the material, process and application development as well as in production of composites parts. He was responsible at the Royal Dutch Shell Group (later Fibron Technology) for the development and production of LFT-materials and for the processing of these materials to automotive parts as well as for development of RTM and RIM-parts. Later he joined Kannegiesser-KMH as managing director. After moving to the US, Klaus Gleich was in charge of the Polymer Composite Group at Southern Research Institute. At Johns Manville, he is managing the sizing technology group. He is involved in application development with customers as well as in the development of new products. Dr. Klaus Gleich received his university degree in chemistry at the University of Konstanz and in economics at the Fern University of Hagen. He received his doctorate degree in Chemistry at the University of Konstanz in 1990. Klaus Gleich serves on the board of the Composites Division of SPE.