Profile Products continues its commitment to invest in its research and product testing platform with the hiring of Zach Howard as manager of research and development.


“Every technological advancement created by Profile Products starts with research and development that is second to none,” said Kevin Spittle, vice president of research and development at Profile Products. “The addition of Zach to our research and development team demonstrates Profile’s continued commitment to invest in product research and development in order to further differentiate our solutions for every environment.”


As manager of research and development, Howard will work closely with Profile’s three manufacturing sites in addition to its marketing, sales and technical services staffs.


Howard holds a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering from North Carolina State University, where he was awarded a Caldwell Fellow Scholarship and a John A. Bowden Engineering Scholarship.


Prior to joining Profile, Howard was a polymers and composites research and development engineer for Spirit AeroSystems (a Bowing Aerospace company). Prior to that, he worked for the Institute for Maintenance Science and Technology as a researcher.


He will be based out of Profile’s Conover, N.C., manufacturing plant.