“It is with utmost respect and admiration that I have been given the distinct privilege to announce the official retirement of Steve Engler, our Chief Technical Officer, Aerofil Technology Inc. (ATI) who has worked for Aerofil Technology Inc. for the past 12 years. Steve has been directly involved in the aerosol industry in multiple capacities for a total of more than 46 years overall,” said Pat Bergin, President of ATI.
Engler’s career and accomplishments spans several well-known companies where he made significant contributions to some of the things we take for granted today. Steve’s technical career started with the Dial Corporation back in 1971 where he contributed in the development and commercial scale up of its leading anti-bacterial liquid soap “Liquid Dial”. He was also employed through the years at some well-known company’s such as Dow Brands (Dow Chemical), Demert and Dougherty, Arizona Natural Resources, Claire Sprayway and lastly with Aerofil Technology, Inc.
During his employment at ATI, Engler was originally hired as a Technical Director and after a series of promotions was named Chief Technical Officer on May 29, 2015.
“His contributions to our organization are countless where he can often be seen sharing his knowledge with others making us a stronger technical organization each and every day. He was also instrumental in the technical development and physical layout of our new R&D / Technical Laboratory which was dedicated back in August 2014,” said Bergin.
Engler also worked endlessly in supporting the Aerosol Industry where he has served on the Board of Directors for the National Aerosol Association for the past 15 years and also served as Chair of the Standards and Test Committee for the CSPA, as well as a member to numerous technical committees.
Other professional highlights include US patent applications, USA issued patent for aerosol low VOC hair sprays. Development of a Non-destructive aerosol test method by use of radiography x-rays and photography techniques to evaluate aerosol packaging components and formula inside a pressurized aerosol package.