Alain Morin

Polymer Science Engineer


65 years old

Seniority : 13 years, associate


  • Chemistry – Plastics – Rubbers – Adhesives
  • Fine chemistry – Biomaterials
  • Textiles – Glass manufacturing
  • Building Materials & Products
  • Waterproofing of tanks
  • Flexible and hard coatings and coverings
  • Natural building materials (stone, granite, marble, ceramics)
  • Corrosion
  • Plaster partitions and facings
  • Weathersealing, Glazing, Window
  • Paints
  • Resins


Engineering Degree in Polymer Science

Master’s Degree in Macromolecular Physics and Chemistry
Université Louis Pasteur

Master of Science
Université de Bretagne Occidentale

Professional background

Initial & vocational training – Rubbers and Plastics
Deputy Director

Tremco / Prosytec
Tremco – Illbrück International Group
Director of Development

Bluestar Silicones (formerly Rhodia Silicones)
R&D Manager, Engineered Elastomers (California, USA)
Market Development Manager, Healthcare Business Unit (California, USA)
Innovation Manager, Silicones Technologies (New Jersey, USA)
Construction laboratory Head Manager (Lyon, FR)

Rhodia Recherches (formerly Rhône-Poulenc Recherches)
Research Engineer – Polymers Science and Processing

Key areas of expertise

Chemistry – Plastics – Rubbers – Elastomers – Mastics / Adhesives / Resins – Composites

  • Engineered elastomers and plastics. Mastics, adhesives, resins. Silicone, polyurethane and acrylic technologies
  • Formulations Chemistry – REACH regulations
  • Waterproofing and bonding materials (insulating glass, structural glazing, weathersealing, industrial glazing, industrial bonding)
  • Soft (PVC) and hard (natural stone, ceramic tiles) flooring and covering (indoor and outdoor applications)

Engineering – Processes

  • Elastomer and polymer processing
  • Robotized application of industrial adhesives. Metering, mixing and application issues
  • Waterproofing and bonding in construction, glazing and industry
  • Manufacturing processes for specialty chemicals (process chemistry)
  • Natural stone slabs and paving installation
  • Industrial resin floors installation