Compressed air systems provider Universal Compressed Air (UCA) has appointed Glenn Burchett as Operations and Safety Manager.

The Pennsylvania-based company on Wednesday (4th August) announced Burchett’s hire, stating that he will lead the company’s operations and health and safety functions.

Holding more than 40 years of experience in industry, serving the chemicals, coatings, plastics, pharmaceuticals, explosives, and automotive industries, Burchett has served in multiple plant management and director level positions for organisations such as BASF, Occidental, Honeywell, and Elementis.

He also holds a degree in Chemical Engineering Technology from Penn State, a BS in Chemical Engineering from Ohio University and graduate work with Ohio University and WV Institute of Technology with focus in Chemical Engineering and Engineering Management.

Burchett will report to Rick Kowey, Senior Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer.