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.

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