POMPANO BEACH, FL / Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine, announced today that it has added Vladimir "Val" Artman, an engineer with over 40 years' experience in quality assurance and product reliability for some of the largest power and electronics companies in the world, to its technical consulting team.
Mr. Artman has recently served as Reliability Engineering Manager for GE Wind Energy, and Senior Manufacturing and Quality Engineer for Schneider Electric. His specialties include quality assurance, reliability testing, root cause analysis and corrective action for new product development utilizing proven engineering and management systems such as Six Sigma and ISO-9000. He is currently assisting the Company's waste-to-power subsidiary in Ohio, Cyclone-WHE, develop streamlined processes and procedures necessary to successfully transition its engines into production.
Christopher Nelson, President of Cyclone and Managing Director of Cyclone-WHE, stated: "We are very pleased to have Val on our team, and have already seen results from the experience and expertise he has brought to the company. The success of a complex project like bringing an engine to market requires adherence to proven validation, verification and testing procedures. For a young company to have someone as high caliber as Val help implement those systems is an enormous boost."
Mr. Artman stated: "I am very pleased to join Cyclone’s team. My job is to help develop systems that expedite the path to market for the company’s technology, while providing its customers and shareholders with an added level of confidence in the final product. In my experience, following proper development procedures – backed by a competent engineering team and cooperative customers, both of which Cyclone has – is the only way to achieve success in this business."
The Company plans to release its first generation 10kW Waste Heat Engine (WHE-DR) in 2014, which is designed to serve the micro-grid waste-to-power market worldwide. Companies such as Phoenix Power Group which supplies the waste motor oil industry, and Clean Carbon which develops biochar-producing gasifiers for the agricultural market, are already assisting in technology integration efforts and are expected to be early customers of these engines.
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About Cyclone Power Technologies
Cyclone Power Technologies is the developer of the award-winning Cyclone Engine – an all-fuel, clean-tech engine with the power and versatility to run everything from waste energy electric generators and solar thermal systems to cars, trucks and locomotives. Invented by company founder and Chairman Harry Schoell, the patented Cyclone Engine is an eco-friendly external combustion engine, ingeniously designed to achieve high thermal efficiencies through a compact heat-regenerative process, and to run on virtually any fuel - including bio-diesels, syngas or solar - while emitting fewer greenhouse gases and irritating pollutants into the air. The Cyclone Engine was recognized by Popular Science Magazine as the Invention of the Year for 2008, and was presented with two Society of Automotive Engineers’ AEI Tech Awards. Additionally, Cyclone was named Environmental Business of the Year by the Broward County (Florida) Environmental Protection Department. For more information, visit www.cyclonepower.com.
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SOURCE: Cyclone Power Technologies Inc.
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