President, DSB Marketing Group, N.A.
Member of the Industrial Council
Douglas S. Barno is the Founder and President of the DSB Marketing Group, N.A. This firm is considered by many in the fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites industry to be the leading full-service consulting organization in the market today. Mr. Barno has more than 35 years of experience in FRP composites including marketing, sales, manufacturing, contracting, research and development in numerous U.S. and global assignments. He and his organization provides a wide range of services including market research, industry analysis, technical writing/editing, project management, R&D, as well as marketing communications (publicity, sales promotion and advertising). Since 1989, DSB, NA has delivered application/market development project management services to the FRP composites industry's trade associations including SPI/CI, the Market Development Alliance of the FRP Composites Industry (MDA) and most recently for the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA). He is considered to be an expert on the emerging glass fiber reinforcements industry in China as well as the long-term effects associated with Owens Corning's acquisition of St. Gobain/Vetrotex. Currently Mr. Barno is investigating new materials technologies that can enable future growth of FRP composites by addressing materials systems performance limitations. (This is me - Update Profile)
|Study Group Name||No. Members|
|Adhesive and Sealant Experts||687|
|Carbon Fiber Experts||83|
|Council Members Knowledgeable about Fiberglass Industry in North America||76|
|Plastics and Resins Experts in GLG Member Programs||67|
Douglas Barno has not participated in any GLG Live Meetings.