Jessica Warner is a Technical Service Engineer with Omya, based out of the Omya Technology Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has been with Omya in industrial minerals since 2016, providing technical support to many customers in PVC, polyolefin, and thermoset applications. Over the past few years, her work has shifted to focus on developing collaborative projects for the thermoset market. In that capacity, her primary collaborators are manufacturers of thermoset composites, mainly in North America. Jessica has developed extensive knowledge of physical properties testing for polymer composites in the lab, as well as experience in polymer processing and extrusion. She has worked to develop statistical models and predictive calculators for efficient product evaluations.
Jessica is responsible for providing technical support to customers on the use of Omya products for applications in the Technical Polymers Applications segment in North and South America. She also manages the process for the qualification of new additives in North and South America operations. Recent projects focus on understanding particle flow and movements as well as suspension viscosity. Jessica presented an overview of this work at TOPCON 2019. Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in 2018.