Mike Cretella joined MaxLife this week as Director of Research and Development. In this new role, Mike will lead R&D efforts that help bring greater value and benefits to our customers through the ArmorWall product line and much more.

Mike brings over 25 years of technical innovation and development experience in the composites industry in various technical roles. As a Global Chemist for PPG Fiberglass, Mike oversaw the preparation and development of all coatings for all fiberglass products. Mike also served as R&D Manager for Inchem, where he oversaw the Phenoxy production and development programs, and managed the tolling business on the chemical part of the business. Mike has also worked for many years in the carbon fiber market ranging from Product Development Chemist for Akzo-Nobel Fortafil fibers to a private consultant for many composite fiber producers. Mike has a B.S. in Chemistry and a M.S. in Organic Chemistry.