NEWPORT, Del. - A number of scientists from Ciba Specialty Chemicals will serve on the faculty of The Center for Professional Advancement's (CfPA) course entitled "Additives for the Coatings Industry" on September 13-15, 2006, in New Brunswick, N.J. Arend Noordam, head of technology at Ciba Specialty Chemicals Heerenveen B.V. in The Netherlands, is directing the course.

Experts such as Manfred Jorna, global marketing manager, Ciba Specialty Chemicals Heerenveen B.V, The Netherlands; Frank Pirrung, laboratory head Polymer Effects, Ciba Specialty Chemicals Inc., Switzerland; Robin Reinhardt, technical sales representative, and Eugene Sitzmann, technical manager, Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp., USA, make up the CfPA course faculty along with speakers Johan Bieleman, senior consultant, Delden Advice B.V., The Netherlands; Christophe Fillion, technical marketing manager, Shamrock Technologies, USA; and Clemens Auschra, group leader Polymer Effects, Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Switzerland.

For course information and registration, visit or contact CfPA at 732/238.1600 or