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John Wolanski attended the University of Vermont where he graduated in 1981 with a B.S. Degree in Chemistry.

Wolanski started his career as a Technical Sales Representative with Hercules Inc. in Buffalo, New York. His division at Hercules was acquired by Calgon Corporation in 1986 and then by ECC International in 1993. In 1999, ECC sold Calgon to Suez Degremont, merging with Nalco in 1999.

In 2001, Wolanski joined Veolia Water, formerly Vivendi Environmental/US Filter. In 2004, he was named Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Savage Safe Handling, Inc. of Auburn, Maine and Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2011, Wolanski accepted the current position as Vice President of Marketing & Sales with GAC Chemical Corporation in Searsport, Maine. In June 2019, he founded the consulting company, JL Group Enterprises in Naples, Florida, providing digital and analytically based strategies to businesses in order to enhance business performance.

Wolanski served the University of Maine Pulp & Paper Foundation as an individual member, Membership Committee Chair, Board Member, Executive Committee President, and Chair of the Board.

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Chemical engineering, Pulp science, Paper manufacturing



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