David Schardt has joined the Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems as Vice President of Engineering. Schardt will have responsibility for new product development and sustaining engineering and compliance. Schardt will lead the Lean Product Development process for the creation, testing, and introduction of new products and product enhancements. He will also lead the ongoing product engineering initiative to improve existing products to better serve customers.
Schardt comes to Tuthill from Manitowoc Company where he most recently held the position of Director of Engineering. He also held key engineering roles working with rotating equipment, including compressors, blowers and pumps, with Hayward Pool Products, Inter-City Products, and Carrier Corporation accumulating over 30 years of valuable experience.
Schardt has a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from State University of NY, College of Technology and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from University of Tennessee. He also holds six patents and is a member of ASHRAE and PDMA.
Schardt and his family have relocated to Springfield from Brentwood, Tennessee.
Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems, manufacturer of KINNEY® vacuum pumps and M-D Pneumatics™ blowers and vacuum boosters, is a leader in the design and manufacture of high performance, reliable positive displacement blowers, mechanical vacuum pumps, vacuum boosters and engineered systems ready to install and run. Since 1969, Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems has been manufacturing at its main facility located in Springfield, Missouri.