Technical developments at VLP

31 Mar 2018

We're pleased to announce that John Grimshaw has joined Vita Liquid Polymers as Technical Manager.

It is not John's first time working with VLP. He initially joined VLP in 1995 as a PU development technologist, before spending time at Baxenden (Chemtura now Laxness) and Serimax FJC in various roles.


John Grimshaw, Technical Manager


John's appointment sees Andy Holt moving to Production Management. Andy will focus on the technical development of the business in manufacturing areas and oversee a new scheme that has had major investment. We will reveal more very soon.

John will continue the good work that Andy and the team have donie in recent years, as well as focusing on other key areas including:

  • PU binder (prepolymer) and PU product development (adhesives, PU extenders including waste recycling and specialist applications);
  • Co-ordination of the various Group development projects in adhesives and impregnation products;
  • Input to VLP’s current technical geographical footprint and coordination of the global development requirements; and,
  • Management of the growing graduate placement scheme (find out more here).

A warm welcome to John!