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DEI Warehouse ExpansionAVON LAKE, OHIO (OCTOBER 17, 2013) – DEI, the industry leader in automotive thermal protection and sound control, announces the completion of a 1968 Camaro project car; the handiwork of DEI employees. The ‘68 Camaro project car is serving as a test mule of what can be accomplished using a wide range of DEI branded products. In addition to DEI exhaust wrap and thermal protection products, the car features Boom Mat interior vibration damping material and Under Carpet Lite thermal and acoustic insulation. For added power, DEI added a Ny-Trex nitrous oxide injection system and is keeping components cool for maximum performance with a CryO2™ cryogrenic intake air charge cooling system. DEI’s Radiator Relief radiator coolant additives are used for added protection.

The ’68 Camaro project is powered with a 350 crate engine from Summit Racing Equipment, a Flowmaster dual exhaust system, and MSD ignition system...

 


 

DEI Warehouse ExpansionAVON LAKE, OHIO (OCTOBER 14, 2013) – Brian Van Koevering, former PowerParts accessory program manager for KTM North America, is now the new powersports market manager for Design Engineering Inc., (DEI). DEI, recognized as a market leader in performance thermal tuning and acoustic products, has experienced rapid growth since its inception in 2008 necessitating the addition of a dedicated market manager.

The DEI powersports product line includes pipe wrap and wrap kits, fairing kits, gas tank covers, heat reflective materials, line and hose protection and performance enhancing products for motorcycle, ATV/UTV/off-road, personal watercraft and snowmobiles.

Van Koevering has close to 15 years of powersports marketing and brand management experience in past positions with KTM NA (Amherst, OH), Enduro Engineering (Lansing, MI) and Gardener-Westcott Company (Novi, MI)...

 


 

DEI Brand Manager Mike BucaAVON LAKE, OHIO (OCTOBER 1, 2013) – Design Engineering Inc., (DEI), the market leader in performance tuning and acoustic products, is pleased to introduce the company’s new brand manager, Mike Buca. A seasoned performance enthusiast, Buca has over 18 years’ experience working in various positions at JC Whitney including the last five years as the company’s catalog and brand manager for both JC Whitney and Stylin’ Trucks. Stylin’ Trucks and JC Whitney are the nation’s largest leading retailer of truck, SUV and Jeep accessories. In this position, Buca was responsible for promoting and marketing the brand’s extensive performance and restyling product lines, and the development of all print and digital catalogs...

 


 

DEI Warehouse ExpansionAVON LAKE, OHIO (AUGUST 12, 2013) – Recently Design Engineering Inc. (DEI), a market leader in the research and development of performance tuning and acoustic products, completed a new 12,000 square foot warehouse addition with a goal to improve efficiencies for warehouse supply and delivery, R&D and office management. With growing demand for all five product performance product lines – DEI, Boom Mat, Ny-Trex, Radiator Relief and CryO2, DEI utilized available property adjacent to its headquarters to build a new facility.  DEI is pleased to announce that all construction is complete and that DEI is fully operational in the new building.

The new warehouse more than doubles in size of the company’s prior warehouse space at their headquarters, located at 604 Moore Road, Avon Lake, OH.  The 80’ x 150’ x 24' metal and steel beam building features new packaging workstations, all new pallet racking and the latest scales and packaging systems. The majority of the building is devoted to inventory processing with all raw materials and finished goods consolidated in one centralized large area for easy loading and unloading by pallet truck. The shipping and receiving area features new concrete loading docks with added loading zone space to maneuver for speedy distribution...

 


 

DEI Hi-Temp Spray AdhesiveAVON LAKE, OHIO (JUNE 4, 2013) – Design Engineering’s Hi-Temp Spray Adhesive is designed to provide a secure high strength bond to most any surface within minutes - fabric, foam, vinyl, wood or plastic. Once applied, Hi-Temp Spray Adhesive dries quickly to a clear seal without risk of yellowing, making it ideal for installing carpet, headliners, trim, insulation, or upholstery.

Specifically developed to be both water and heat resistant for automotive and marine use and is handy for most any strong bond application. Rated up to 160°F (71°C) it can be used where heat resistance is required such as the application of Boom Mat Under Carpet or a DEI Heat Screen.

The three-way adjustable valve allows a choice of three spray streams for added versatility and ease of use. One 10 oz. can (part #010490) covers 15 sq. ft...