Boron Expert

Songlin Shi

Songlin Shi

Technical Marketing Manager, APAC

WeChat 136 0180 7957

Based in China, Songlin has more than a decade of experience working with customers in the glass and abrasives industries to help solve their manufacturing challenges and develop new products for continuous business growth. He is an expert in the following:

  • Industrial research and development
  • Project management
  • Glass, specifically flat glass, coated glass (low-e), and smart glazing
  • Abrasives, including bonded abrasives and coated abrasives

Songlin holds a doctorate degree in condensed matter and materials physics from the Institute of Physics at the Chinese Academy of Science. Fluent in Chinese and English, he also has his project management professionals certification (PMP) from the Project Management Institute in the United States.


New Paper Shows How Anhydrous Borax Improves Glaze Adhesion

:: Monday, July 17, 2023 :: Posted By Songlin Shi
New Paper Shows How Anhydrous Borax Improves Glaze Adhesion
New research indicates anhydrous borax improves the adhesive properties of enamel glazes, lowers energy required for melting, and enhances productivity. Learn more and download the paper.

3 Trends Shaping China’s Borosilicate Glass Industry

:: Tuesday, June 6, 2023 :: Posted By Songlin Shi
3 Trends Shaping China’s Borosilicate Glass Industry
Discover the trends shaping China’s borosilicate glass industry and learn how refined borates can keep you ahead of the curve, improving both your efficiency and sustainability.

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