Speaker Profile: Pam Tucker, Utility Composites

Pam Tucker co-founded Utility Composites Inc. in 1993 to make composite fasteners which are sold world-wide. Utility Composites product line has expanded from fasteners for wood and composites to include fasteners for rubber and tracking fasteners, all of which are made in the U.S.

Pam holds over twenty patents and has published several articles in refereed journals.

Prior to Utility Composites, Pam worked as a product development engineer for 3M for 6 years. She also served for 6 years as a part-time lecturer for the Department of Chemical Engineering at UT.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma and her masters and doctorate in chemical engineering (polymeric materials) from the University of Texas at Austin.