Meet the Team

Stuart Jordan

Stuart Andrew Jordan

Managing Director

E: [email protected]
P: (09) 636 8618

Qualified in mechanical engineering then Chemistry at Auckland University. Joined Industry as R & D chemist in the mid 60’s, working on resins and surface coatings in the building industry. Shifted to engineering and plant design a few years after. Then, in mid 70’s, shifted again to overseeing the formulation and manufacturing of well-known Industrial and Automotive chemicals, specialised lubricants, polyester compounds, adhesives, household chemicals, paints etc.

At the same time managed manufacturing of Automotive and industrial filters (oil and air), gaskets and sheet-metal work for the same company in another plant.

Left in the early 80’s to set up Chemical Specialties Ltd and created the Turbo, Builders Bog and Synthepol brands and purchased Autochem and Newtech brands in the later years. Specialise now in polyester resins and polyester compounds (gelcoats, flow coats, putties etc).

Philip Jordan

General Manager

P: (09) 636 8618

Katerina Balcarova

Operations Manager

E: [email protected]
M: 021 963 785

Katerina Balcarova completed her studies in Economy, Accounting & Management Studies and in Mechanical Engineering in the Czech Republic. In October 1997 Katerina joined Aremic Nachod Ltd as Web Designer and data administrator and later she established her own company Balcarova Solution specialising in computer applications and design.

In 2003 Katerina travelled to New Zealand to study English. After completing the English course, Katerina toured New Zealand and Australia. She worked in various capacities before joining Chemical Specialties Ltd in April 2012 as an IT Manager, Graphic and Product Presentation Designer. Katerina is responsible for all graphic design, presentations, promotion materials, as well as maintaining the company website and all IT related matters.

Lukas Eyer

Plant Chemist

P: (09) 636 8618

Carla Heta

Customer Service Officer

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P: (09) 636 8618

Heather Findlay


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