ORANGE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MeriCal, LLC is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeremy Bartos, Ph.D., as the new Director of Technical Sales and Product Development. Dr. Bartos earned his doctorate in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the State University of New York at Buffalo - Roswell Park Cancer Institute and completed his NCI post-doctoral fellowship in Biochemistry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Since 2008, Bartos has cultivated rich experience in industry roles including Senior Product Development Manager, Ingredients Product Manager, Senior Innovation Scientist, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Manager and Sales Director. In his new role, which is effective immediately, Bartos will work closely with Research and Development and assist in enhancing the innovative advantages and high quality of MeriCal products. Bartos will utilize his expertise and the latest industry trends to collaborate with customers and MeriCal's unparalleled resources in developing new product platforms. With Bartos' experience and contributions, MeriCal will continue to provide high quality nutritional supplement products and industry leading manufacturing and packaging services. "Jeremy's technical product development skill set, versatility and team building capabilities make him a perfect fit in the MeriCal culture," says Tom Bovich, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at MeriCal. Founded in 1965, MeriCal began as a small packaging and distribution center but has since grown into one of the industry's leading dietary supplement manufacturing and custom packaging companies. MeriCal is also one of the largest marketers of Private Brand Probiotic products in the world, providing services to many of the industry's most recognized retailers and nutritional supplement brands. MeriCal offers comprehensive expertise in formulation and manufacturing of dry dosage supplements in the form of tablets, capsules, and powders, in addition to an infinite scope of packaging options. MeriCal has the flexibility to cater to an array of customer needs ranging from short-term contract work to major turnkey production. MeriCal efficiently delivers a competitive edge by way of the latest technology in their state-of-the art facilities.