Neil J Mendes - CEO
Neil Mendes is a recognized leader
in the upstream oilfield service
industry with 25+ years working in
the engineered materials arena.
Prior to opening Alpine Polytech,
Neil spent 20 years with Greene,
Tweed & Company, the last 15
years in executive management.
From 2009-2014 Neil was Senior
Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Greene, Tweed Corporation and was instrumental in a 30% growth initiative. Prior to that (2001-2009), he served as General Manager/Vice President of the Oilfield Business Group where he oversaw a nearly 5-fold growth in revenue.
Neil now leads the commercial effort for Alpine Polytech out of The Woodlands, TX office. His industry expertise and passion for giving unparalleled service ensure his customers receive the specialized consulting and testing solutions that will enhance their products' value in the marketplace.
Jeremy Buc Slay - CTO
Buc Slay is a proven expert in the
high performance polymers arena
for the oil & gas industry. Prior to
co-founding Alpine Polytech, Buc
lead teams and efforts at both
Halliburton and Weatherford that
focused on evaluating the life cycle
of sealing systems used in down-hole
tools. This ranged from material
approvals to high performance testing and failure analysis. Buc graduated from Texas A&M, with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in Material Science.
Buc now leads the technical effort for Alpine Polytech at the Fort Worth, TX facility. Alpine’s commitment to engage our customers in differentiated consulting, development, evaluation and testing services is unique. This ensures we can offer customers a testing regimen that is cost effective and creates the data they need to tell the “story” of how their products will perform in the field. To fully understand how rubber and plastic components behave in an application, they must sometimes be tested to their limits. Alpine eliminates guesswork and provides sound solutions.