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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...

 


 

Boom Mat Spray-OnAVON LAKE, OHIO (MAY 14, 2013) – Boom Mat™, Spray-On is an aerosol spray that is an easy and quick way to reduce road noise and vibration, add a layer of thermal protection or as an undercoating to protect against damage from rust, rocks, gravel and other debris. This black rubberized polymer compound dries to a textured paintable finish without chips or cracks in 20 minutes.  Highly rust resistant, it is ideal for use on the undercarriage.

One can of 18 oz. Spray-On covers approximately 20 square feet and can be used on non-coated surfaces, then covered with a topcoat of paint.  Suggested uses include trunk interiors, fender wells, body panels, rear quarters and inside of door panels to dampen structure borne vibrations.  Boom Mat Spray-On is VOC compliant in all 50 states and will withstand up to 300°F...