David Schardt has joined the Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems as vice president of engineering. Schardt will have responsibility for new product development and sustaining engineering and compliance. He will lead the Lean Product Development process for the creation, testing, and introduction of new products and product enhancements. He will also lead the ongoing product engineering initiative to improve existing products to better serve customers.
Schardt comes to Tuthill from Manitowoc Co. where he most recently held the position of director of engineering. He also held key engineering roles working with rotating equipment, including compressors, blowers, and pumps, with Hayward Pool Products, Inter-City Products, and Carrier Corp., accumulating more than 30 years of experience.
Schardt has a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from State University of NY, College of Technology, and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from University of Tennessee. He also holds six patents and is a member of ASHRAE and PDMA.
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