Mr. Smidler is an Engineer and Consultant with 31 years experience in the Truck Trailer Industry, the last 22 years with the largest semi-trailer manufacturer in North America. His responsibilities have included product development, design analysis, cost savings initiatives, testing, product liability and reliability, mechanical equipment failure analysis, warranty support, accident investigation, litigation support, Federal regulation compliance, Government contracts and Engineering Department management.
Wabash National is a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers in North America. It was founded in1985 and has produced up to 70,000 trailers per year. It is known for being the leader in product innovation.
Director of Product Engineering, July 1993 to February 2009
Manager of Engineering and Government Contracts, February 1987 to June 1993
WABASH NATIONAL COPORATION (NYSE: WNC), LAFAYETTE, INDIANA.
April 1987 to February 2009
Utilimaster is a manuacturer of truck bodies.
Truck Body Development Engineer
UTILIMASTER CORPORATION, WAKARUSA, INDIANA
March 1985 to March 1987
Manuacturer of semi-trailers; dry van, refrigerated, flat-beds, container chassis, customs.
MONON TRAILER CORPORATION, MONON, INDIAN
June 1978 to February 1985