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Odyne Systems Expands Team to Support Growth Opportunities

Sep 4 2013, 8:51am CDT | by PR.com

New Staff Appointments to Support Delivery of Odyne Hybrid Systems for Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicles Through a $45 Million Department of Energy Award

Waukesha, WI, September 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Odyne Systems, LLC, a leader in hybrid technology for large vehicles, has expanded its staff in recent months, as the company gears up to deliver...

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Odyne Systems Expands Team to Support Growth Opportunities

Sep 4 2013, 8:51am CDT | by PR.com

New Staff Appointments to Support Delivery of Odyne Hybrid Systems for Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicles Through a $45 Million Department of Energy Award

Waukesha, WI, September 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Odyne Systems, LLC, a leader in hybrid technology for large vehicles, has expanded its staff in recent months, as the company gears up to deliver over 120 medium and heavy-duty trucks featuring the Odyne plug-in hybrid system under a $45 million award from the Department of Energy. The following individuals bring their strengths to the team:

Michelle Ballard joined Odyne as a Senior Systems Engineer, focusing on Telematics and designing applications to use with statistical data gathered from the hybrid system. Ballard previously worked with Silver Linings Systems as a Project Manager and Systems Engineer, designing and building Modular Data Centers (MDC) and enhancing testing and quality plans. Prior to that, she served over ten years in the Army as a logistics officer responsible for maintenance, transportation, and supply operations. She has a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado – Boulder and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Larry Bartling has been appointed Manufacturing Manager at Odyne, in charge of manufacturing strategy to install plug-in hybrid systems on medium and heavy duty vehicles. Bartling has over 30 years of manufacturing and product management experience in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets. Prior to joining the company, he held manufacturing engineering and operations leadership positions in heavy equipment, diesel engine, and small gasoline engine manufacturing, working for Caterpillar, Inc., Waukesha Engine - Dresser Industries, and Briggs & Stratton Corporation. Bartling holds a B.S. in Industrial Technology from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville.

Robert Dowd joined Odyne as Service Manager, with responsibility to assure quality and prompt service of vehicles through the Odyne distributor organization. Dowd brings 25 years of Engineering New Product Development, Testing, and Service from the Power Generation and Automotive Industry. He demonstrated project leadership in the development of air-cooled, diesel / bi-fuel engines, generators, electrical controls and electrical drive products. Previous positions held include Engineering New Product Development Manager of wind turbine electrical drives with American Superconductor, Engineering Project Manager at MTU Onsite Energy engines and generators, Engineering Program Manager of Industrial Generators at Generac Power Systems, and Engineering Project Manager of air-cooled engine development at Generac Power Systems. Robert has an Associate’s degree in Mechanical Design and BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Leonard Lincoln has been appointed Inside Sales Leader, where he is the liaison between customers, engineering, marketing, production and service. Lincoln will also be developing new business opportunities through tradeshows and research. He has over 23 years of sales and marketing experience, calling on Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining the company, he worked as a Marketing Manager for Owens Corning and as a Sales Engineer for TLX Technologies selling to OEM’s worldwide. Lincoln also was the President of L & L Packaging Company for over 9 years. He holds a B.S. degree in Packaging Engineering from Michigan State University.

Peter Thao joined Odyne as Electrical Engineer, concentrating on the design/test of the Odyne hybrid electrical system. Prior to joining the company he worked for MTI Electronics manufacturing PCB’s, Rockwell Automation in engineering and testing AC/DC drives, and Johnson Controls in developing security systems. Thao has a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from ITT Technical Institute and is pursuing an M.S. at Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Peter Vehmas has been appointed Supply Chain Manager for the company. In this role, he controls, manages and purchases all parts and supplies for the installation of Odyne hybrid systems. Vehmas brings 13 years of supply chain experience in the manufacturing, defense, and healthcare industries to the role, including purchasing and leadership roles with Generac Power Systems, DRS Technologies and GE Healthcare. He has a B.S. in Operations and Supply Chain Management from Marquette University.

Joe Dalum, President of Odyne Systems, LLC commented, “The skills and experience provided by the new members of the Odyne team should help us to accelerate our growth and to continue to be a leader in hybrid technology for large trucks. We look forward to the introduction of additional enhancements to the hybrid system through our collaboration with investment partner Allison Transmission.”

About Odyne Systems, LLC
Odyne is a leader in hybrid drive systems for medium and heavy-duty vehicles. Odyne’s advanced plug-in hybrid technology enables trucks over 14,000 pounds to have substantially lower fuel consumption, lower emissions, improved performance, quieter job site operation and reduced operating and maintenance costs. Odyne has fielded more plug-in hybrid trucks to fleets throughout the United States than any other supplier. The company sells its unique modular hybrid system for new and retrofit applications direct to truck manufacturers and through a global distribution and service network. The name Odyne represents the combination of “O” for Optimal and “dyne” for power or force. Odyne’s hybrid system for medium and heavy-duty trucks represents the best hybrid power solution for large trucks. For further information, visit us at www.odyne.com and follow us on Twitter @Odyne.

About Allison Transmission
Allison Transmission is the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles and hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses. Allison transmissions are used in a variety of applications including refuse, construction, fire, distribution, bus, motorhomes, defense and energy. Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA and employs approximately 2,800 people worldwide. With a market presence in more than 80 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil with manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Hungary and India. Allison also has approximately 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. For more information, visit allisontransmission.com.

Contact Information:
Odyne Systems, LLC
Louise Hermsen
262-544-8405
Contact via Email
www.odyne.com

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