Solar Manufacturing Appoints Nicholas Max as Chief Mechanical Engineer

Sellersville, PA, June 17 – Solar Manufacturing, Inc. recently announced the hiring of Nicholas Max, BSME Drexel University, as its Chief Mechanical Engineer to head up its vacuum furnace mechanical design group. Nick is also pursuing an MBA at Lehigh University in Bethlehem PA.

Nick will be tasked to lead the further development of Solar Manufacturing’s energy efficient hot zones, vacuum vessels, high pressure gas quenching systems, and vacuum pumping systems. Nick was a Program Manager in his last position and led a team of design engineers who were focused on the development of specialty battery technologies for space and defense applications.

Bob Wilson, VP of Engineering stated, “Nick will be an excellent addition to our design team from his rich, multi-disciplinary industrial experience of the past 10 years. He will work alongside me for the next couple of years as I prepare for eventual retirement. The company will be well-positioned to continue its excellent reputation as an industry leader of robust vacuum furnace designs.”

Solar Manufacturing designs and manufactures a wide variety of vacuum heat treating, sintering, and brazing furnaces. They also offer replacement hot zones, spare parts, and professional service.