Posted February 8, 2023

Abrasive Technology promotes Barnhart

Abrasive Technology, LLC, a developer and manufacturer of superabrasive products for industrial end markets, has promoted Jim Barnhart to managing director of Abrasive Technology, Ltd., headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Barnhart joined the company in 2012, most recently serving as the director of aerospace and defense. A seasoned veteran in the aero engine industry, Barnhart served for 10+ years at Rolls-Royce, both domestically and internationally, before joining AT. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Ceramic Engineering from Rutgers University; and a Master of Science degree in Material Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

“Jim is an accomplished and valuable asset to our company as a leading market developer, most particularly in the aerospace industry,” said Clement Wiekrykas, Abrasive Technology CEO. “His strengths in identifying new opportunities and building collaborative customer relationships are ideal for leading Abrasive Technology into an increased market presence in the United Kingdom.”

Barnhart said, “I look forward to growing Abrasive Technology’s presence in the United Kingdom across all market categories by building strong business opportunities and relationships with our existing customer base while exploring new growth avenues.”