Mark A. Jozokos is the Global R&D Manager for Mexichem Specialty Compounds (formerly AlphaGary Corporation) responsible for all development activities. Mark holds a BSE and MSE in Plastics Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Mark has spent over 23 years formulating specialty compounds for the wire and cable industry, with the last 19 years at Mexichem Specialty Compounds. Mark holds numerous USA and international patents in specialty formulation technology for the wire and cable industry. Mark’s expertise is in low smoke halogen free compounds, olefin compounds, fluoropolymer compounds and low smoke PVC compounds.