Jessica is joining Brabender since 2016 and is responsible for the Applications department. This department comprises 2 application laboratories for the 2 business segments ‘plastics & rubber’ and ‘food & feed’. Within the labs, customers are trained and materials are tested. Furthermore, devices and features are tested and research projects are conducted, internal or together with partners. Fields of research range from classic compounding to biopolymers, battery technology and recycling.
Prior to her work at Brabender, Jessica spend several years as a lab engineer at a University of Applied Sciences. Her educational background compasses an apprenticeship as a physics laboratory assistant, a diploma in food technology and an MBA in Higher Education and Research Management.