Barnhardt Natural Fibers Group, a division of Barnhardt Manufacturing Co., has named Hiram Charles Allen, Jr. (Chuck) director of product development effective May 20.
“We are excited to have someone with Chuck’s extensive experience in cotton and nonwovens join our team," says Lewis Barnhardt, president and COO of Barnhardt Manufacturing.
Allen started his career in cotton with Cotton Incorporated where he worked for more than 20 years in various roles including associate director of nonwovens research/implementation and marketing. Immediately following his tenure with Cotton Incorporated, Allen worked with INDA as the director of technical affairs. Subsequently he was with BBA Nonwovens as senior market development manager and most recently worked the past 3 years with the USDA as a scientist for cotton chemistry and utilization.
Allen can be reached at his new e-mail address Chuck.Allen@Barnhardt.net or his new phone number 704-405-4016.