Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based performance-fabric innovators Crypton Companies and Nanotex® have named Michael Grigat vice president of research and development and Hardy Sullivan vice president of market development. Both work at the company’s Kings Mountain, N.C., research and manufacturing facility.
Grigat joins Crypton from Rudolf-Venture Chemical Inc., where he was technical director, responsible for market expansion of the company’s chemical products in the U.S., upgrading environmental and product safety procedures, and planning and coordinating a new plant site. His responsibilities at Crypton and Nanotex include overseeing all aspects of chemistry development.
In his new role, Sullivan will be responsible for identifying and developing new markets and applications for all Crypton Technologies. In addition to focusing on market development, he will maintain responsibility for advancing Crypton’s sustainability efforts.