The science behind our irradiation cross-linked, closed-cell polyethylene-based foam (XLPE) starts with Kayla Elliott. As a Manufacturing and Quality Chemist, her responsibilities include:

  • Quality assurance testing for all foam products
  • Customer support management
  • Data analysis and trending

“Kayla brings a wealth of experience and a passion for product development,” said Robert Dempsey, Founder & CEO at Verttec.

Before joining Verttec, Kayla held roles in manufacturing that included Laboratory Technician at Coating and Converting Technologies/CCT (Adhesive Tape), QC Technician at Polytek Development Corp (Specialty Polymers), and R&D Technician at Avery Dennison (Packaging Materials).

Outside of the lab, Kayla enjoys reading, walking her dogs, and working at a greenhouse

Kayla holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.

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