MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Lowell announced that Udaya Joshi joined the company as its new quality assurance and CI Leader.

Joshi comes to Lowell with extensive experience in quality, project management, compliance and regulations including leadership experience at companies such as Actuant, Donaldson and TE Connectivity. In addition, he is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, PMP, CQE and CQM.

“I’m really looking forward to the continuous improvement of our QMS, GMPs, COQ, and automation of the business processes. Initially I’ll focus on our CAPA, Validation Plans, IQOQPQ, PPAP, APQPCP and SPC tools. We need to move at a fast pace to support our customer’s growing need for Quality partnerships across the entire supply chain," he said.

Rick Cullen, Lowell senior vice president, said, “Udaya’s extensive experience leading Quality departments at larger companies make him a key addition to our industry leading team. We are excited to leverage his background as we continue our rapid growth.”

For more information, visit www.lowellinc.com.