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Ronald Zager Associates LLC                                     Serving the Chemical Industry since 1989


Specializing in: Litigation Support • Chemical Manufacture • Reactions • Distillation • Extraction • Hydrogenation • Aroma Chemicals • Fluorocarbons • Biodiesel • International Technical Liaison • Process Improvement and Scale-Up

Our principal, Ronald Zager, is a consultant to the chemical and allied industries. As an expert in the aroma chemical, fluorochemical, fine chemical, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries, he has helped clients solve problems in chemical manufacture with an emphasis on developing or improving processes. A graduate of Brooklyn College with an MS in Chemistry from Stevens Institute of Technology, he has over thirty years of diversified corporate and consulting experience in the chemical industry. His experience includes all phases of chemical manufacture, including development of analytical specifications, process research, optimization, scale-up, and production.

Prior to founding Ronald Zager Associates LLC in 1989, Mr. Zager served as Technical Director at the New Jersey manufacturing facilities of International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc. for 12 years. He was responsible for all technical and analytical functions at that site. Before that, he held managerial and technical positions at Givaudan, Tenneco Chemicals, Halocarbon Corporation, and Pfizer.

As a consulting chemist, he has served for two years as the President of the Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers. In addition, he has participated as an overseas consultant for the United Nations "Unistar" program in India, and lectured on "Efficient Manufacturing Techniques" in the Graduate Business Program at Monmouth University in New Jersey.

Our Senior Associate, Gerald Vernice, has worked with large international companies in the Pharmaceutical, Fluorine, Chemical, Flavor and Biofuels industries.   He has held senior technical management positions for over 25 years.  His most recent position was as Director of North American Process Development with Givaudan Flavors. He has served as a consultant for biofuels, antioxidant chemicals, fluorine chemicals, botanical extractions and solar energy projects.  His broad range of expertise includes primary exploratory research, development, process scale-up, and manufacturing optimization.



Projects have included:

• Expert witness and Litigation assistance for Attorneys

• Process development and optimization for fluorocarbon manufacture

• Productivity improvement for chemical manufacturing plants

• Development of analytical tests for hazardous materials

• Company evaluation and feasibility study for venture capital group

• Statistical experimental design project for medical device manufacture

• Distillation, extraction, and hydrogenation process development and optimization

• Process comparison and evaluation for chemical manufacture

• Article on computer controls for organization supplying information to industry executives

• International technology transfer

• Lubricant development

• Technical report writing

• Literature searches

• Presentation on “New Product Development” at Industrial Seminar

• Technical and operational Responsibility for Biodiesel Manufacture



We are a New Hampshire-based organization, close to airports - so we consult worldwide. Through our organization, Ronald Zager Associates LLC, we can draw on a wide resource base of skilled professionals to insure that the specific expertise required is available for our clients. We're experienced and proficient as "hands-on" and "on-site" consultants. We take pride in being responsive to our clients' needs, staying with a project through completion, and being able to work on a flexible basis with client personnel or independently. When a project comes our way, we offer an initial consultation at no charge to help define the client's needs.

As a small and flexible organization, we are able to respond rapidly and effectively to solve your problems. We have the expertise and experience to help, and we look forward to working with you. To learn more about our services, give us a call or contact us via e-mail.



Ronald Zager Associates LLC • 408 Glen Ledge Road • Box 1200 • Glen, NH 03838 • 603-383-4166


Contact: Ronald Zager rzager@chemconsultants.com


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