Mark Voelker, Technical Director
Working at Penreco since 1992, Mark started as a chemist in the laboratory, moved to lab supervisor in 1994 and then laboratory manager in 2004 being responsible for all of Quality Control at Karns City. In July of 2012 Shipping and Warehouse operations were assigned and the Technical and Product Support responsibilities were given in 2013. The Technical Director position for the Specialty Oils and Waxes business unit, which includes all of Penreco, was accepted in January of 2018. Mark has spent all his time physically in the laboratory; building a strong knowledge base of Petrolatum, White Oil, and Versagel\Versastique products as well as understanding the intricacies of testing and physical characteristics of the products. With significant Pharmacopeia and FDA knowledge, extensive auditing experience, and a thorough insight of the Penreco (Karns City) plant allows for extensive customer collaboration for new products and problem resolution.