Packaging & Specialty Plastics Fellow
The Dow Chemical Company
Jill Martin is a fellow in the Packaging and Specialty Plastics business of The Dow Chemical Company. For the past 22 years, she has served in both research and development and technical service for the North America Performance Plastics business. Her responsibilities include new product development and technology exploration for the packaging value chain building strategic relationships with downstream partners. She is also responsible for growth and innovation platform leadership within the Health and Hygiene market segment including hygiene absorbent products, medical drapes and gowns, and artificial turf.
Martin is an active member of the Society of Plastics Engineers and past chair of the South Texas’ division’s International Polyolefins Conference.
She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and a Doctorate in Polymer Engineering and Science from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She holds over 20 patents and has presented at more than ten conferences on a range of topics from medical devices to innovation in flexible packaging.