Microbac has named Shawn Shanmugan as director of food science at their Pittsburgh Division as the firm targets growth in the industry.
Dr Shanmugan recently worked as a consultant for US Nonwovens, a manufacturer of nonwoven fabrics and substrates, responsible for quality control operations and analytical methodology development/validation of an over-the-counter FDA-regulated product.
Shanmugan has also worked for US Smokeless Tobacco (UST) and Certified Laboratories in a variety of roles.
He has experience in flavor analysis and product development, including in the development of new flavors and the resolution of undesirable flavors in beverages.
Microbac conduct food chemistry and microbiology testing and support to import/export operations.
“The addition of Dr. Shanmugan propels Microbac’s ongoing growth in food chemistry and reinforces the company’s overall commitment to servicing the needs of our customers in the food industry,” said Keith Blanchard, Pittsburgh division manager.