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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, 2012/06/12 - VMAC’s award-winning Research and Development department is pleased to welcome a skilled, mechanical engineer to the team: Mike Cummings, a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of Victoria.
Prior to completing his Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering, Mike completed the Mechanical Engineering Technology program and the Bridge Program from Camosun College. His final design projects included a single man hover craft using a Rotax snowmobile engine and an autonomous walking robot capable of navigating through a course.
Mike’s engineering background includes Mechanical Design Technologist (Marine) for advanced waste water treatment system installations on cruise ships sailing to Alaska, the Mediterranean, and Panama. He also has years of experience in metal fabrication, machining processes, and sheet metal, all of which applied to manufacturing of brewery systems, ASME pressure vessels, processing equipment, and waste water and water treatment. Mike is passionate about dirt biking and, in his free time, works on his own motorcycle and has rebuilt motors.
Mike’s work with VMAC’s expert engineering team focuses on new product development.
For more information about VMAC, VMAC UNDERHOOD and VMAC Hydraulic Air Compressor Systems and Throttles, visit vmacair.com or call 1-800-738-8622.
VMAC's Research and Development team works closely with the "Big 3" OEMs and is provided wide access to upcoming model data and previews. By working closely with manufacturers on future vehicles and testing of new vehicles and products, the R&D team is able to consistently ensure quality products at new model year launch. VMAC's R&D engineers are highly skilled and widely experienced and include PhD and Masters credentialed experts. The well-rounded, diverse, international multidisciplinary R&D team shares more than 119 years of combined experience helping VMAC remain the world-leader in the development of truck mounted mobile air compressor solutions.
VMAC is a manufacturer of air compressor systems for the mobile-mechanic, tire service, utilities and construction industries. Specializing in UNDERHOOD and Hydraulic Above-Deck Systems, VMAC is credited with developing the lightest and most compact mobile air compressors available in the industry.