People Briefs

People news from Renegade Materials Corp. and Sandvik Coromant.

Renegade Materials Corp. (Springboro, Ohio) welcomed Kory Abbitt as director of business development. Abbitt has more than 25 years of experience in the composites industry, including assignments at GE Aviation, Fiberite, Cytec, A&P Technology, Hexcel and Park Electrochemical. Her activities will be focused on bismaleimide, cyanate ester, toughened epoxy and high-temperature polyimide composite materials … Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, N.J.) has announced the establishment of a new department focused on education and a newly appointed U.S. director of education, John Jacobsen. Previously the company’s director, business intelligence, for three years, Jacobsen has been with the company for 25 years, and now is responsible for overseeing all internal and external training activities in the U.S. Jacobsen earned an MBA in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and has a BS in marketing.