Owner and Senior Vice President Technology, Renkert Oil, 2001-present. Guided this independent, international process oil supplier to grow 20 x and extend markets and products including oil processing and technical blending.
He has 37 years of industrial experience. During this time he has worked in Oil Refining: R&D, technical service and process implementation in world scale plants. Additionally he entered the polymers industry working with a wide range of polymers and applications including:
- Crosslinking and heat shrink
- Exterior automotive quality molded surfaces
- Rubber and TPE
- Self-regulating polymer heaters
- Fluoropolymers, PVC, Nylon, ABS, PP, PE, HDPE, Acrylics
Mark has experience with most plastic processes including: injection molding, extrusion (sheet, filament, profile, tubes), coating, calendaring, vacuum forming, painting, mono- and biaxial expansion, rotomolding and sintering.
Mark earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from The Cooper Union in NYC and an MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg school in Chicago.
He serves on the ASTM D-27 committee which oversees Electrical Insulating Oils (Transformers).
Renkert Oil supports nearly every industry with technical support and a variety of specialty oils and Mark gets great satisfaction helping companies improve their products and/or processes.
The company is very proud of being selected to supply the highest purity, technically blended Scintillator fluid to Fermi Lab for their Neutrino experiment NOvA. On-time, under budget, 100% proven quality, we delivered 8,800 MT to the neutrino detector in Minnesota. Mark is an author of the paper; “Liquid scintillator production for the NOvA experiment.”
Currently Renkert Oil services four continents. In addition to extensive facilities in the US, Renkert has a European subsidiary with product tankage in Antwerp. US production of USP white mineral oils and Transformer oils as well as other specialty products adds another layer of capability. We are the dominant supplier of Chevron ParaLux process oils for TPE and many other applications.