ProEn People

Paul Predagovic

Director of Engineering

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology
Kent State University

Associate of Applied Science – Industrial Engineering Technology
Kent State University

  • Over 30 years engineering experience in material handling and process control applications
  • 20 years in project management, including budget control, for design and analysis of mill-duty equipment for steel, aluminum, and brass/copper industries
  • Project experience in mechanical and structural design for heavy industrial material handling systems including crane equipment, lifting and coil handling devices, transfer cars and tables
  • Senior responsibility for direction of all design, analysis, project services and manufacturing support services at ProEn

 

Kevin T. Reynolds, P.E.

Manager of Engineering

Professional Engineer, State of Ohio, 1999

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
University of Akron, 1995

Associate of Applied Science – Engineering Modeling Technology
Stark Technical College, 1985

  • 16 years experience in engineering team management including direction and development of technology activities for engineering applications; plus 12 years experience in physical testing and prototyping facilities involving piping, tubing, pumps, valve installation and design; and data acquisition and various instrumentation calibrations
  • Team responsibility for checking drawings, compilation and verification of calculations and estimates
  • Project experience in mechanical design of heavy industrial steel material handling equipment; estimate compilation; and machine design of various mechanical devices
  • Applied experience in Stress Analysis, Finite Element Analysis and classical calculation methods of fatigue and elastic/plastic analysis; Kinematics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Vibration Analysis
  • Extensive knowledge of application and compliance with various Machinery/Structural Design Codes; CMAA, AISC, AISE, ASME, AWS, ANSI; and ASME Piping and Pressure Vessel codes; B31.3, B31.1, BPV, Section VIII, Div. 1, as well as API Codes

Nancy H. Shapiro, P.E.

Senior Project Manager

Professional Engineer, State of Ohio, 1992

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology
University of Akron, 1982

Associate Degree in Drafting and Design
Stark Technical College

  • Over 20 years international experience providing  project engineering and project management for the steel industry
  • ProEn specialist in Lifting Device and EOT Crane projects providing complete project responsibility for management and organization from planning, scheduling and estimating through engineering completion
  • Construction management and field services from equipment inspections to equipment installation and contractor coordination
  • Mechanical and structural layouts and calculations using classical methods and various programs including Bm2D, AutoCAD and MathCad

 

Gregory S. Hagge

Manager of Design

Bachelor of Science – Industrial Technology,
Kent State University

Associate of Applied Science – Mechanical Engineering Technology
Stark Technical College.

  • Team lead for planning, managing and coordinating ProEn drafting and design activities; drafting standards, checking drawings, design issues and interface with manufacturing
  • 31 years industry-related experience in mechanical design of heavy industrial steel material handling equipment, estimate compilation and machine design of various mechanical devices
  • Extensive knowledge of application and compliance with various Machinery/Structural Design Codes: CMAA, AISC, AISE, ASME, AWS
  • Member AIST since 1999