Technic Inc. Appoints Metal Flake Development Scientist

Dr. Sylas LaPlante is a metal flake development scientist for the company’s Engineered Powders division.

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Technic Inc.’s Engineered Powders division has appointed Dr. Sylas LaPlante as metal flake development scientist. Dr. LaPlante’s responsibilities will include developing new and innovative products that will enable the Engineered Powders division to maintain its position as a world-class provider of precious metal powders and flakes.

Dr. LaPlante earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Clarkson University in New York. While there, he worked on a number of projects related to synthesis, characterization and modification of metal particulates under the direction of the Center for Advanced Materials Processing.

Among his most notable projects were developments of silver- and copper-based materials for electronic applications. Dr. LaPlante has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been listed as a co-inventor on several patent applications.