Omnitek Engineering Appoints VP of Vocational Sales in Dallas
Establishes Texas Office to Support Diesel-to-Natural-Gas Engine Conversions
VISTA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Omnitek Engineering
Corporation (OTCBB:OMTK) today announced the appointment of industry veteran
James W. Cole as vice president of vocational sales and product integration.
The company also announced the establishment of an office in Dallas, Texas to
support diesel-to-natural gas engine conversion activities in a region with a
large population of trucking fleets, as well as an abundant supply of natural
"Jim's extensive industry knowledge and his experience with original equipment
manufacturers are important qualities to support our plans for growth,
particularly as we ramp up domestic diesel-to-natural-gas engine conversions.
We look forward to working with Jim, who will be based at our new branch
office in Dallas. Service is particularly important to customer relationships
and close proximity provides added-value. Jim will also be instrumental in OE
relations," said Werner Funk, president and chief executive officer of Omnitek
The Dallas office is located at 8117 Preston Road, Suite 300. Dallas, Texas,
75225.The telephone number is: 214-706-9226.
Cole most recently served as vice president of sales and marketing for
Emission Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of EPA and CARB certified Navistar
DT466 natural gas engines, which were available through Navistar dealers and
other locations.His experience includes working with trucking fleets
operating in waste management, school bus operations and the food and beverage
industries. Cole's background experience also includes working with major
heavy-duty engine manufacturers and government regulatory agencies, such as
the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), California Air Resources Board
(CARB), the Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Transportation (DOT),
as well as state agencies. His sales and marketing experience includes a more
than 23-year tenure with Nortel Networks, receiving multi-year service and
sales awards and recognition for excellence.Cole's earlier career experience
includes serving as a product line manager for Ericsson, Inc.; an enroute air
traffic controller for the Federal Aviation Agency; a facility control
communication leadman for LTV, Kentron Hawaii, LTD; a covert surveillance
agent with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and manager for Data
Transmission, based in San Francisco.
He attended Oklahoma State University, with a focus on engineering and
physics.He earned a certificate in grant proposal writing from Louisiana
State University and diplomas from Elkins Institute of Technology, the Federal
Aviation Agency Academy and the Central Intelligence Agency School of
Communications, with top secret security clearance.Cole is a life member of
Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Omnitek Engineering is accelerating its conversion center partnerships
throughout the United States and Canada since receiving EPA approval for its
diesel-to-natural gas engine conversion technology for the Navistar DT466E and
DT530E engines. The company expects to obtain EPA and CARB approval for
additional engine models to address the increasing demand from trucking
Funk noted that Omnitek's conversion technology offers a significant economic
advantage compared with a new natural gas truck purchase.
About Omnitek Engineering Corporation
Omnitek Engineering Corp. develops and sells proprietary diesel-to-natural gas
engine conversion systems and complementary products, including new natural
gas engines that utilize the company's technology -- providing global
customers with innovative alternative energy and emissions control solutions
that are sustainable and affordable. Additional information is available at
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