Don Walsh, director of operations, Uyemura International Corporation, has announced the expansion of the Tech Center professional staff with the appointment of Kathleen Larson as lab chemist.

Ms. Larson holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of Hartford. Prior to her appointment, she was a quality assurance analyst at Covidien Healthcare Products, where her responsibilities included product quality testing and the generation of quality engineering information for use by regulators, and for supplier and safety audits, and risk management.

For additional information, contact Uyemura International Corp., 240 Town Line Rd. Southington, CT 06489, at(860) 793-4011 or visit