Microporous welcomes George Brilmyer to the Microporous family as R&D Manager. George has been working as a consultant in Microporous' R&D department since March and transitioned to full time as of Monday September 11th. George previously worked at Microporous in 2006 – 2008. He will be reporting to the VP of Technology. George grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and currently resides in Piney Flats with his wife of 42 years, Carleen....

Microporous welcomes Robert Sawyer as its new VP of Operations. Robert holds an Industrial Engineering degree (BSIE) with honors from Stanford University as well as an MBA with honors from SMU in Dallas, Texas. Robert has now over 30 years of experience in international manufacturing businesses (in both Europe and  Asia). Robert fluently speaks English, German, and French. During the last two years, Robert served as Managing Director of SVI Europe,...

Jeff Chambers will be joining the Microporous team as New Product Development Manager on January 30, 2017. He will be reporting to Vice President of Technology. In this role he will be responsible for managing product development projects, as well as the analytical activities in the Piney Flats technical center, and managing the Microporous intellectual property portfolio. Jeff comes with over 20 years of experience in product development and intellectual property management,...

(Piney Flats, Tenn.) Microporous™, a leading developer and manufacturer of separators for lead acid batteries, has hired Arnie Gillert as Director of Sales, Americas. Gillert brings more than 16 years of customer-facing experience, both as a direct seller and in sales management. He will be responsible for leading the organization from the customer’s perspective while developing and executing sales and marketing plans that will lead to profitable growth, delighted customers and energetic...

Microporous has seen tremendous growth and prosperity, and it’s nice to know that employees are being generous in return. Several examples of this can be seen inside and outside the plant. Internally, many employees have donated and raised funds through potluck lunches in order to help fund a dream vacation for a long-term co-worker who has been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. Other funds have been donated to help a...