Dr. Guenter Bartels

Founder and CEO
Dr. Guenter Bartels graduated from the Technical University of Brunswick, Germany, followed by a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry in 1978.

After a postdoctoral fellowship at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich he started his industrial career as Research Chemist with Hoechst AG.

Dr. Bartels has more than 24 years experience in industrial organic chemistry and process development. His appointments include Head of Production of Industrial Organic Chemicals at Riedel-de Haen AG, Germany and Director of Research and Development Chemical Specialties with Allied Signal and Pharmaceutical Fine Chemicals with Honeywell Inc.

His operational experience comprises the full development stages of organic products from route selection to tons production. Dr. Bartels founded ASM Research Chemicals in 2005 as a laboratory services company, which is involved in the development of synthetic routes for novel organic compounds and lab scale custom manufacturing.