HICKORY, N.C.–Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company has hired Vijay Nadgir as its corporate director of foam research & development—customer development.
Nadgir‘s direct responsibilities will be coordinating the foam division’s research and development efforts with the needs of its customers. He will also be directly involved in troubleshooting foam-related problems, working directly with customers and their quality control staffs.
“Hickory Springs has always been a forerunner in the development of new types of polyurethane foam,” said Bobby Bush, senior vice president of foam and environmental technology of Hickory Springs. “With his distinguished R&D expertise, we look forward to seeing how Vijay will help lead Hickory Springs’ foam division to new heights of innovation, diversification and customer satisfaction.”
Nadgir brings to Hickory Springs an extensive background in polyurethane foam with over 18 years of experience. Most recently, he spent the past six years with Invista, where he supervised a lab with a research and development staff of 10 people and provided tech service for customers around the world.