Research & Development - James Halstead PLC
Dr Mike Minett studied Chemistry at the University of Cardiff and University of Salford, graduating with a PhD in Physical Chemistry. He currently works as Research & Development Manager for James Halstead PLC, a leading manufacturer of vinyl floor coverings, based in Manchester UK.
He has been involved in the development and application of vinyl floor coverings and in particular safety floorings for the past 20 years and is also responsible for co-ordination of product approvals and management of quality and environmental systems.
He is an active member of many industry committees, including United Kingdom Slip Resistance Group,Institute of Materials PVC committee, CEN technical committees and is currently chairman of the UK BSI standards committee for resilient floor coverings.