Whitmore Names Medrano as Technical Director

Noria news wires, Noria Corporation

The Whitmore Manufacturing Company on February 25 announced Alex Medrano as technical director. Medrano will be responsible for overseeing all lab operations, product research and development, environmental compliance, and management and implementation of lab formulations.


Medrano joins the Whitmore team after previously serving as a research and development manager and scientist and quality control manager during his tenure at Castrol and, formerly, Tribol.


He comes to Whitmore with more than 27 years of technical, product and quality-related experience in lubricants, with 22 of those years in a leadership role. In 1980, he received his bachelor of science degree in chemistry at the University of California-San Diego and began his career in 1981 as a research and development chemist. Alex is an active member in NLGI and STLE and has had a substantial impact on the development of new technologies and improvements to existing product lines.


Ray Schwertner, president and CEO, said: “We are very excited to welcome Alex to our team at Whitmore. He will play a very significant role in establishing our company’s long-term growth objectives for product development and improvements. With his many years of experience and interfacing with OEMs and customers, he will be invaluable to our team.”

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