Jose A. Boix, Senior Specialist, is currently in the Environmental Affairs and Technology section of the Monsanto Company Chocolate Bayou, Texas, plant. Has been with the company since 1965. A native of Cuba, he received a B.Sc.Ch.E. from the University of SW Louisiana in 1965. During the past 20 years with Monsanto he has been involved primarily in manufacturing design and startup support in various domestic and foreign projects for Monsanto.