MASSILLON, Ohio (July 16) — Standards Testing Laboratories Inc. has named Guy Edington, former managing director of Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc.´s technical center in Akron, director of technology for the testing company.
Edington will be the firm´s technical representative to industry organizations such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, ASTM International and the Society of Automotive Engineers. He also will be responsible for developing technical training and implementing sales and marketing initiatives.
Edington has more than 35 years of experience in the tire industry. At Kumho, he headed the firm´s North American research and development efforts for the past 14 years. Before that he spent 22 years at Continental General Tire Inc. in product development.