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Jim Cropp

Instrumentation Technologist I/Assistant Pilot Plant Manager

A native of Wisconsin, Jim received a bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Jim is an experienced food industry professional with significant technical expertise across plant management, production management, quality management and more. His strong technical background in the dairy industry includes cultured dairy, wet processing, dry blending, spray drying, extrusion, cheese spreads and sauces, aseptic processing and packaging as well as high-speed juice processing and packaging. As a part of the dairy processing staff at CDR, Jim will be providing direct technical assistance to clients as they develop their concepts/products in the CDR facility as well as on-site support with troubleshooting and scale-up assistance. CDR is excited to have someone with Jim’s skill set join the staff and he is looking forward to working with CDR’s diverse set of clients.