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Taco Van Der Maten has been elected chairman of Committee F40.
Press Release Summary:
Mar 20, 2012 - Taco van der Maten, product manager, X-ray fluorescence, at PANalytical in Almelo, Netherlands, was elected chairman of ASTM International Committee F40 on Declarable Substances in Materials. Member of ASTM International since 2006, van der Maten also contributes to Committee D20 on Plastics. Within Committee F40, he leads task group responsible for update of ASTM F2617. Van der Maten's career began in 1985 at Heineken in Zoeterwoude, Netherlands.
Original Press Release
Taco Van Der Maten is Elected Chairman of ASTM International Committee on Declarable Substances in Materials
Press release date: Mar 14, 2012
A member of ASTM International since 2006, van der Maten is also a member of Committee D20 on Plastics. Within Committee F40, he leads the task group responsible for the update of ASTM F2617, Standard Test Method for Identification and Quantification of Chromium, Bromine, Cadmium, Mercury, and Lead in Polymeric Material Using Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry.
Van der Maten began his career at Heineken in Zoeterwoude, the Netherlands, in 1985. He then worked as research chemist, service delivery manager and businesses development manager at Royal DSM N.V. in Sittard-Geleen before joining in PANalytical in 2006. As product manager, he is responsible for PANalytical's global polymer, oils, fuels and petrochemicals markets.
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