JD began his 3M career in 1991 after graduating from NDSU with an M.S. in Chemistry. He has spent his entire 26+ year career in the Abrasives Systems Division. His work in ASD has ranged from product development to process development to manufacturing engineering. He’s been involved with a number of transformative technologies within ASD, including Trizact(TM) brand abrasives and Cubitron II(TM) abrasives. Currently, JD is an ASD application engineer focusing on robotic application of abrasives.