Turbotec Announces Additions to Leadership and Core Staff


Turbotec Products, Inc. a leader in high performance heat exchangers, announces the addition of: Paul P. Howell (Vice President / General Manager), Todd Duckwitz (Director of Product Engineering), Michael A. Greene (Quality Manager) and Ming Li (Product Development Engineer) to its Hickory, North Carolina facility.

Paul Howell brings over 15 years of Operations executive expertise streamlining and increasing performance and productivity by using Lean Manufacturing initiatives. A former USMA WestPoint graduate, Paul spent 10 years with the military before moving to Emerson with stints at Copeland, Chromalox and ALCO. He was also associated with the Pro Action Group; a lean manufacturing consulting firm and most recently served as Plant Manager at Lennox Hearth Products in Union City, TN. Paul will be focusing his efforts on all business operations during the critical stage of transitioning from Windsor, CT to Hickory, NC.

Todd Duckwitz contributes his 18 years of HVAC experience as Turbotec's Director of Product Engineering. Todd started his career at Fedders Corporation and over a 10 year period has held a variety of positions in Engineering and marketing. He was recently at Enertech Manufacturing as Director of Engineering focusing his efforts designing high efficiency geothermal heat pumps.

Michael A. Greene joins Turbotec as Quality Manager. He brings over 15 years of Quality and Project Management experience to Turbotec having spent most of his career at Corning Cable Systems. He was recently the Quality Manager at Rock-Tenn Company where he received his Six-Sigma Black Belt Certification.

Ming Li comes to Turbotec with over 15 years experience in mechanical design and process optimization using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) including a decade as Process Simulation Engineer at Corning Cable Systems. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Newcastle in the U.K. and will hold a Product Development Engineering position at Turbotec.

"Paul, Todd, Michael and Ming are key additions to Turbotec, as we transition the business to Hickory, N.C., over the course of this year. The ability to strengthen our organization in Hickory is essential to our plan of building a world class company that can meet the continuously increasing demand for high performance heat exchangers. We are very pleased to add these high caliber, well experienced individuals to our team," says Sunil Raina, President of Turbotec Products.

Turbotec, an OEM manufacturer, produces a diverse range of high performance heat
exchangers for virtually any space conditioning or refrigeration application in the geothermal,
water heating, solar, heat recovery and heat pump markets. Turbotec tubing offers dramatic
increases in heat transfer efficiency- providing up to 4 times the efficiency of smooth tubing and
can be shaped into virtually any space saving configuration.
For additional information, contact Turbotec at (860) 731-4216, (800 394-1633 outside
of Conn.) or visit us on the web at www.turbotecproducts.com.

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