ALTTRAN Inc., a specialty elastomer compounding and development company, has hired Kristi Ferrato for the position of Development Chemist. Kristi graduated in May of 2018 from the University of Akron with a B.S. degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. She completed an undergraduate research program studying the modification of bacterial cellulose and was recognized for her academic achievement by graduating Magna Cum Laude.

According to David Topliff, President of ALTTRAN, “Kristi has strong technical skills and has shown the ability to quickly learn key aspects of rubber formulating and testing. ALTTRAN’s growth has been built on strong customer relationships, and technical knowledge is a critical part of the service we provide.”