Analytical Instrumentation Leader Strengthens Executive Team

Top Quote Mustard Tree Instruments Promotes Peter Cregger to Chief Operations Officer. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) December 22, 2011 - Mustard Tree Instruments®, the leader in analytical instrumentation for the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, has strengthened its executive team with the promotion of Peter Cregger to the position of Chief Operations Officer.

    Cregger will be responsible for manufacturing, engineering, software development, and project management for hardware and software products such as the VTT-1000 multi-variant testing device.

    "The opportunity to be involved in developing a product that has a direct impact on people's lives is what drew me to Mustard Tree," Cregger said of joining the nearly three-year-old company.

    "I look forward to addressing and exceeding our customer requirements and demands for service, support, and new products," he added.

    Cregger's background, as a 25-year veteran of the information technology field, includes a plethora of experience managing projects, solving problems and finding solutions across both federal and local governments as well as the private sector. His professional focus before and after joining Mustard Tree has been and continues to be on leveraging technology to develop new solutions, proving quality service, and reducing costs. Cregger is a 2009 graduate of the UNC School of Government's CIO certification program.

    "The CIO program is unique in that it allowed me to focus on challenges business leaders face beyond just IT, including staffing, working with vendors, providing services, and building a foundation of processes and procedures to solve problems," he explained.

    Previous to his being named as COO, Cregger served as Projects and Product Management Officer at Mustard Tree where he was responsible for managing the product development project plan, company-wide product development efforts, and coordination of service delivery.

    "Peter's background and drive fit with the type of innovative pioneers here at Mustard Tree who are dedicated to redefining the manufacturing industry with a purpose," CEO Todd Blonshine said, adding, "I'm confident that in his new role Peter will continue to help us develop solutions to some of the most pressing pharmaceutical manufacturing challenges our industry has faced."

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    About Mustard Tree Instruments®
    Mustard Tree Instruments® accelerates the QC process by bringing testing from the lab to the production line ( Mustard Tree Instruments® is redefining pharmaceutical manufacturing testing with a unique multi-variant device, the VTT-1000. Using Raman spectroscopy technology for enhanced accuracy, this easy to use at-line instrument quickly verifies raw materials to final dosage forms in solid, powder, and liquid product samples within seconds. The rapid analytics of the VTT-1000 significantly reduce testing time and set-up costs while mitigating manufacturing risks associated with bad product batches. Mustard Tree Instruments is committed to fully engaging customers from purchase through implementation. For more information, visit

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