Nuijten has served the industry for four decades, with careers in the converting industry and in the chemical industry. At the end of 2004, Nuijten retired as External Communication Manager at UCB Chemicals. Since that time he has been the Senior Consultant for RTE.
He was also instrumental in ensuring that UV/EB technology would be recognized as a valid technology qualifying for the ECO-label. Also, together with others, he prevented the implementation of a mercury ban for UV lamps that would have been detrimental to the UV industry. Nuijten’s latest task was establishing the project investigating the de-inking and recyclability of paper.