Malvern Instruments has appointed Stephen Carrington to the position of product
manager for the company's rheology systems. The appointment reflects Malvern's continuing
development and expansion of the company's team of rheology specialists. Malvern added
rheological properties measurement to its product portfolio twelve months ago with the
acquisition of Bohlin Instruments and is committed to delivering excellent technical and
applications support worldwide.
Stephen Carrington has a degree in chemistry and polymer science and his PhD thesis focused
on 'The extensional flow of polymer solutions'. He joins Malvern from MicroRheology Ltd,
a company that he co-founded as a spin out from the Physics Department at the University
of Bristol. He brings to this new role extensive scientific and technical expertise in
the field of rheology as well as recent business experience. As product manager Stephen
will be based at Malvern's headquarters in the UK and as part of the worldwide team will
be responsible for the definition and instigation of new product development programmes
for Malvern's rheometry products. In addition he will work with territory experts to identify
growth opportunities to maximize worldwide sales of rheometry products.