Smithers expands Akron lab

Sept. 8, 2003

Smithers Scientific Services Inc. is expanding its Akron, Ohio, lab to increase its polymer processing and testing capabilities.

In addition, Akron-based Tritech Laboratories LLC is transferring its commercial testing activities to Smithers.

Tritech is closing its Akron Polymer Laboratories unit.

David Russell, formerly with Tritech, will join Smithers as director of polymer services.