Hellwig Suspension Products, a manufacturer of towing, hauling and performance suspension products, has announced that veteran mechanical engineer Andrew Nosé has joined the staff as its new R&D engineer.
Hellwig says it strives to constantly introducing the most innovative and well-engineered aftermarket suspension and load control products available. Keeping up with the demand for the constant research and development needed for its ever-expanding product catalog called for another experienced enthusiast to aid Director of Engineering Ben Knaus. Now, with the addition of Nosé as its new research and development engineer, Hellwig says it has the talent needed to continue expanding its product line and grow into new markets.
“We are excited to have Andrew Nosé join the Hellwig Suspension Products family,” said Hellwig Vice President Melanie White. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the engineering, process control and project management fields as well as strong passion for the automotive industry. Andrew will work to develop and tune performance sway bar kits, air spring kits and leaf helper spring kits as well as work directly with our OE and private label customers to assess their needs and to deliver solutions.”
Nosé’s background in engineering began at Santa Clara University, where graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. After college, Nosé went to work at a ductile iron pipe foundry, where he managed capital projects for new business, expansion, cost reduction, replacement and environmental projects. In addition, Nosé designed and implemented new machinery and conducted Kaizen events and standardized the manufacturing process to improve the process capability and reduce waste in the operation. The next stop in Nosé’s career path lead him to the Exploratorium in San Francisco, where he designed, fabricated and assembled interactive exhibits for the hands-on learning museum. When Nosé isn’t working he enjoys wrenching on his 1972 BMW 2002 and a 1971 Honda CB500.