432-332-1335
1227 S Murphy St Odessa, TX 79766

Jonathan C. Woods, P.E. – Founder & President

Mr. Woods began his more than half century of experience in the corrosion control and protective coating industry in the laboratory as a quality assurance chemist in the field of protective linings and coatings for the water, sewage, power, and petrochemical markets.

In the 1960’s, still in the lab, he moved to Mobil Chemical as a development chemist formulating and problem-solving coatings for heavy industries special needs.

Striking out on his own in 1964 he started the business now known worldwide as CORCHEM Corporation. Over the decades to follow, CORCHEM would become reputed as one of the leaders in the development of highly specialized protective linings and coatings for service in extreme environments.

Mr. Woods has build a reputation as one of the leading experts in the field, in addition to the development of linings and coatings for unique and extreme environments he has been called upon to consult for business owners an provide expert witness testimony in court.

Certifications

The State of California
Registered Quality Engineer
 
Certification No. QU 5432
The State of California
Registered Corrosion Engineer
 
Certification No. CE 881
National Board of Registration for Nuclear Safety Related Coating Engineers & Specialists
Registered Nuclear Safety Related Coating Engineer
 
Certification No. NCE 130
Board of International Registration for Nuclear Coating Specialists
Senior Nuclear Coating Specialist, Emeritus
 
Certification No. 00008

Industry Affiliations

NACE
National Association of Corrosion Engineers
 
Member No. 160132
[Life Member]
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
Voting Member, Committee D33 on Protective Coatings for Power Generation Facilities
 
Member No. 100196
 
 
AWWA
American Water Works Association
 
Member No. 47214
[Life Member]
SSPC
The Society for Protective Coatings
 
Member No. 18594
 

Daryl R. Bibens – General Manager

Mr. Bibens has been associated with CORCHEM for more than 10 years. Formally joining the Company in 2010 as General Manager, Mr. Bibens has decades of experience in corporate governance, business development, and information systems.

Mr. Bibens served with the Department of Defense for 15 years. Before his departure he was responsible for all aspects of computer facilities, technical support, and systems configuration management of the Navy’s Exchange System worldwide. Later, he successfully translated this experience to the private sector as Director of Professional Services of an east coast systems integration corporation.

As Vice President of Sales of a software development company in Southern California, he was responsible for development of the sales and distribution channel including national & regional sales strategies and efforts. Mr. Bibens was responsible for launching the sales campaigns for new products gaining national recognition for brand new products in as little as one year. Then, as Chief Operating Officer, he was responsible for day-to-day operations well as hands-on oversight of product research, design, and development. Mr. Bibens’ years of extensive experience in the design, implementation, management, and support of accounting and business information systems lead to the successful sale of the business.

Since joining CORCHEM he has rapidly distinguished himself gaining experience through his efforts in hands-on experience, customer service, and industry associations. Currently responsible for all day-to-day operations of the company, Mr. Bibens continues to ensure that CORCHEM delivers the excellence in quality and service that has made CORCHEM so well known in this specialized industry for more that 50 years.

Certifications

National Association of Corrosion Engineers
NACE Certified Coating Inspector - Level 3
 
Certification No. 38150
National Concrete Repair Institute
ICRI Concrete Slab Moisture Testing Technician – Grade 1
 
Certification No. 01259770
World of Concrete
Master Certificate in Concrete Repair
Troubleshooting Concrete Cracks: Understanding and Minimizing Cracking
Repairing Concrete Cracks: Evaluation and Selection of Repair Materials
Concrete Repair Fundamentals II: Waterproofing and Corrosion Protection
Advanced Structural Repair: Strengthening Solutions
 
 
Certification No. 0010701
Certification No. 0009956
Certification No. 0609865
 

Industry Affiliations

NACE
National Association of Corrosion Engineers
 
Member No. 341323
 
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
Voting Member, Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications
Voting Member, Subcommittee D01.46 on Industrial Protective Coatings
Member No. 157849
 
 
SSPC
The Society for Protective Coatings
 
Member No. 1111157447