Kaeser Compressors, Inc.
As Engineering Manager, Neil Mehltretter is a key player in Kaeser’s Technical Department with responsibilities including product management, system design, and more. An authority on compressed air assessments, Neil has conducted and supervised thousands of industrial compressed air studies, helping users achieve significant energy savings and operational improvements. He has authored several nationally published articles on compressed air system optimization and is a frequent presenter on energy efficient system design. In addition to his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Florida, Neil is AIRMaster+ certified, has completed the DOE Compressed Air Challenge I and II, is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM®), is a CAGI Certified Compressed Air System Specialist, and is a Master Certified System Specialist through Kaeser’s Factory Training Program.
Engineer Solutions Project Manager
Kaeser Compressors, Inc
As Project Manager for Custom Engineered Solutions, Bill Kemph is a key player in Kaeser’s Technical Department with responsibilities including innovative system designs, project management, construction supervision, quality control and more. Bill has over 20 years of experience with building, testing, designing, and installing compressed air systems. An authority on compressed air packaging, Bill has designed or supervised the design of countless industrial compressed air package builds, helping users achieve optimal compressed air system utilization and operational improvements. Bill is also highly involved in the implementation of Kaeser’s Sigma Air Utilities, which typically include extensive site work (electrical, mechanical, piping, and monitoring). Bill attended Spartanburg Methodist College, is MSHA and OSHA certified, and is a Master Certified System Specialist through Kaeser’s Factory Training Program.
Editor-In-Chief, Plant Services
Tom joined Plant Services as editor-in-chief in 2014. Previously, Wilk was content strategist / mobile media manager at Panduit. Prior to Panduit, Tom was lead editor for Battelle Memorial Institute's Environmental Restoration team, and taught business and technical writing at Ohio State University for eight years. Tom holds a BA from the University of Illinois and an MA from Ohio State University, and is an avid hiker and runner.