Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC has hired Dr. David Dumbleton as a senior technical consultant for the newly created Atlas Consulting Group. Dumbleton will lend his expertise in environmental durability and performance to a number of Atlas customers, as well as focus on growing the North American consulting services group.

Dumbleton has more than 25 years of experience in the materials industry. Before joining Atlas, Dumbleton's experience included technical and business management in the polymer materials industry. He has worked as a director of Research and Development at Alcoa Flexible Packaging, served as business director of an $85 million division at the P.H. Glatfelter Paper Co., and worked as vice president Technology and Engineering at Graphic Packaging Corp., a $350 million spin-off from the Coors Brewing Co.

Dumbleton can be reached at 773.289.5871 For additional information about the Atlas Consulting Group,