A chemical engineer with 20 years’ experience in chemical industry, Lucia started her career as a sales representative attending the inks and coatings sector in Mexico, where she is from, and filled the commercial director role with Mexican Distributor. Since 2014 she works for Oxea Corporation. She started as New Business Develop Manager for Latin America; she introduced n propanol and n propyl acetate to Brazilian Printing Market, growing from 2KT in 2014 to more than 16KT in 2017. Today she is leading the Global Propyls project and has been working in the field with converters proving the efficiency of propyls. She shares Oxea’s trial results from all over the world and explains from a chemistry-based point of view why propyl blends are a much more efficient solvent program for solvent based ink printing.