Market Development

Following extensive technical and language training at BASF in Germany, Jan took over responsibility for the Market Development Group within BASF Plastics Division. Over 20 years, notable developments included new plastics for the auto industry. The plastic fuel tank for the Ford Transit was a European first. Daimler, Rover and Toyota were other companies to work closely with BASF developing new materials for their challenging environments. The Sinclair C5 was another notable achievement.

He is well placed to assist companies with developing their markets across UK, Poland and Germany.


Jan will be at Plastpol 2016. This is the largest annual Polish Plastics Industry Exhibition (700 + exhibitors) held in a new modern Exhibition Centre in Kielce Poland in May 17/20. He will be on the GrupaAzoty Poland Stand, also representing several UK organizations including Lacerta(Identipol), Hills Recycling and PCN.

Jan also represents GrupaAzoty Poland at PDM in June 2016 on the PDM stand, and is part of the PCN team assisting with material selection and polymer recycling challenges.