McClain Laboratories, a clinical and research pathology laboratory based in Smithtown, NY, announced in November the appointment of Paul Langer as executive vice president, business development.
Langer, a key influencer in the custom foot orthotic field, began his career working with his father, Sheldon Langer, DPM, at Langer Biomechanics in 1975. During more than 40 years serving the profession of podiatry, Langer and his companies earned reputations for delivering exceptional service and support across North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
Most recently, Langer served as vice president, operations for Hauppage, NY-based Orthotic Holdings International (OHI). Langer previously held the position of president/COO of Langer Biomechanics Group, and was a cofounder of industry trailblazer Benefoot with Sheldon Langer and Jason Kraus (current OHI president). Langer also founded Footbōn and CM2 orthotic laboratories.
“In close collaboration with our research partners, Noraxon has achieved sophisticated technology advancements resulting in Ultium – a research-grade toolset that enables comprehensive, fully integrated biomechanics research,” said Brent Perkins, president of Noraxon. “This offering is unprecedented in the biomechanics industry. Customers now have the ability to evaluate the most interesting and elusive aspects of human movement.”