JAMES LLOYD COOPER
Technical Advisor - Corrosion Protection
Mr. Cooper graduated from the Iowa State University in 1978 with a Degree in Science major in Mechanical Engineering.
Mr. Cooper started his career with Caterpillar, Inc, in the USA as an undergraduate trainee and moved his way through the company hands-on programs in manufacturing, design and research, and then as a Computing Engineer where he developed computer software and hardware systems to meet Test and Research needs. After 12 years with Caterpillar, he spent another 6 years with Pacific Resources, Inc and Management Technologies, Inc, both US companies carrying out business in China with trading activities, managing offices, and developing suppliers of manufacturing equipment to projects setting upgrading plants in China.
Mr. Cooper then served as the General Manager for Central Plastics Company where they manufacture and market anti-corrosion products for the oil, gas and water industries in China as well as in Asia. He managed the plant setup in China and oversees the production and the marketing of these products. In 2010, he carried out a management buyout of the anti-corrosion unit of Central Plastics Company and renamed it Central Products (Tianjin) Co. Ltd, through his wholly owned USA LLC company which act as the holding company for the WOFE (Wholly Owned Foreign Entity). Today the company manufactures modified bitumen tapes, petrolatum tapes and wharf piling protection systems.
Currently, Mr. Cooper is the Managing Director of Central Products (Tianjin) Co. Ltd, where they manufacture and market their 3 main anti-corrosion protection product lines, namely POLYcoat, STAC, and SPLASHpro systems. For the China markets as well as the ASEAN, North America and other countries. MR. Cooper is very experienced in the manufacturing of these corrosion protection products and the installations of the products in many challenging applications.
Recently, he led the team to fabricate and install the corrosion protection jacketing system for the wind generator support base set offshore of Nantong, China.
Mr. Cooper is also leading the team to carry out research and development of new products and applications in house and with several Cooperative Technical Research Centres in China.
BO JOW YUNG
Technical Advisor – Marine & Port Services
Mr. Bo graduated from the University of Malaya in 1981 with a Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Economics) with Honours. He also obtained his post graduate diploma in education, DipEd from the same University in 1982.
Mr. Bo started his career as an Administrative Officer with Bintulu Port Authority and later served as the Senior Assistant Traffic Manager until 1990. From 1991, he moved to Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd and served as the Research and Development Manager until 1995. He served as the General Cargo Operations Manager (1996 to 2003), Marketing and Business Development Manager (2004-2007) and his last position with Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd was a Container Operations Manager (2008 to 2011).
While in Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd, he was offered a scholarship to do his Master Degree in Science in Port Management & Harbour Administration where he graduated with Distinction from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Upon his mandatory retirement Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd in 2011, he served as the Operations Director of Harbour-Link Logistics Sdn Bhd.
Mr. Bo is also instrumental in helping CP Coatings Sdn Bhd secure the Bintulu Port rehabilitation project of the LNG and LPG jetties and he has been involved with the project from 2012 to 2015.
Mr. Bo is very experienced and has extensive knowledge in port operations and logistics. His key focus is in the provision of corrosion protection and related port services to the ports in Bintulu, Samalaju and in East Malaysia