Edington appointed STL director of technology

July 16, 2007

Standards Testing Laboratories Inc. (STL) has named Guy Edington as director of technology.

Edington will serve as STL's technical representative to key industry organizations, including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), ASTM International and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). His responsibilities also include developing technical training and implementing sales and marketing initiatives, the company says.

Edington has more than 35 years of experience in the tire industry, having spent the last 14 years serving as the managing director for Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc.'s Technical Center where he headed Kumho's North American research and development efforts. Prior to his role at Kumho, he spent 22 years at Continental General Tire in the product development department.

"We couldn't be happier to have Guy join our team and share his expertise after spending more than three decades in the industry," said Cheryl Schnuth, STL's vice president, marketing. "His range of experience -- from product testing to budgeting projects -- will help STL remain a leader in tire testing."

Based in Massillon, Ohio, STL operates testing facilities in Massillon and San Angelo, Texas.

For more information, visit STL on the Web at www.stllabs.com.