Advisory Board

Experts from across the supply chain have joined the Receovered Carbon Black 2019 Advisory Board. Bringing together years of packaging experience and knowledge, the members will work with Smithers Rapra to put together a truly valuable and informative programme for all attendees.

  • Steven Renegar

    Vice President of Sales Pyrolyx, USA

    Mr. Renegar is the Vice President of Sales for Pyrolyx with over 42 years’ experience in the commodity and specialty chemical markets. He is an experience senior-level manager and has held positions in sales & marketing, laboratory management, quality control & service functions, and technical & customer service. He received a BS degree from southwestern College, a MS degree from Pittsburg State University, and an MBA degree from the University of Texas.

    • USA
  • Martin von Wolfersdorff

    Principal Advisor Wolfersdorff Consulting, Germany

    Martin von Wolfersdorff is a consultant specialising in alternative rubber fillers and tire pyrolysis. He is in contact with over 320 tire pyrolysis companies globally and advises tyre manufacturing associations, tire manufacturers, tire collectors, refineries, pyrolysis technology providers & operators on the global tire pyrolysis industry and the marketing of recovered carbon black. Previously, Martin worked in the carbon black industry with Cabot, in the custom colour masterbatch industry with Americhem and in the white pigment industry with Huntsman Pigments. Martin holds a Dipl. Ing. (Univ.) degree in chemical engineering from the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen-N├╝rnberg in Germany.

  • Tony Wibbeler

    CEO Bolder Industries

    Tony Wibbeler is CEO of  Bolder Industries. Bolder Industries solves challenging environmental issues for the industrial waste industry bydeveloping sustainable products and services through technology. Our charter product, BolderBlack™, is a sustainable alternative to traditional carbon black produced using waste tires thatwould otherwise be placed in landfills or incinerated. We create Bolder Black in a net energypositive facility that emits 90% less CO2e and uses 90% less H2O than traditional methods

    • USA