Abrasive Technology recently appointed two new associates to its Sales and Business Development processes. James A. McNair, Jr. has joined the Customer Communications, Sales process with sales responsibility for the states of Indiana and Michigan. With more than 25 years of technical sales, management and industry experience, McNair served nearly 20 years in senior account management for a superabrasive tooling manufacturer. Keith Torrace has joined the Customer Communications, Business Development process. He will share business development and sales responsibility for the chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) market for the Americas and Canada. He has more than 20 years of experience in the sales and marketing of wafer polishing equipment and electro-optical components.