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Kirsten McCarty Joins C.W. Brabender Instruments as Food Laboratory Manager

Date Posted: February 6, 2013

South Hackensack, NJ—In January C.W. Brabender® Instruments, Inc. hired Kristen McCarty as Laboratory Manager for the Food Characterization Lab located at C.W. Brabender® Instruments’ headquarters in South Hackensack, NJ.

Kristen McCarty brings many years of significant experience and expertise in food testing and food quality assurance to C.W. Brabender® Instruments, Inc.

Previously, she held the position of Quality Trainee for ConAgra in Saginaw, TX and was promoted to Quality Lead for their Alton, IL location.

Kristen was a member of the ConAgra Foods Culture Board and acted as a college recruiter for ConAgra mills during her tenure.

Kristen has a B.S. degree in Food Science Technology from the University of Nebraska where she worked closely with Dr. Michael Zeece in the Food Chemistry / Food Protein laboratory, even traveling with him to Ireland to work with other food science students from the University of Cork.

Her invaluable experience will be a welcomed addition to the C.W. Brabender® Instruments family of skilled employees.

Kristen McCarty will be responsible for maintaining the C.W. Brabender® Food Laboratory and conducting customer trials on our extensive line of laboratory scale food testing instruments.

She will be responsible for handling all customer technical inquiries in support of our food instrument product line for the North American market.

Additionally, she will conduct instrument demonstrations and be a presenter during the Food Characterization Division’s Technical seminars held throughout the year.

ABOUT C.W. Brabender® Instruments, Inc.

C.W. Brabender® Instruments, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of instrumentation designed for testing the physical properties and quality of various materials utilized within the food and polymer industries.

Our extensive product line is utilized for sample preparation, R&D, evaluation, quality control, new product development and production environments.

C.W. Brabender® Instruments, Inc. is …where quality is measured.

For more information, call 201-343-8425, ext. 30.

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