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New InLine Staff Members

Damon Long

Damon joined our Louisville Office CAD Team in June of 2020.  He spent the last 12 years with Steele Technical Services, an on-site contractor for Dow Chemical. There, he was responsible for preparing electrical construction packages, P&ID drawings, and completed virtual design using SmartPlant 3D, working continuously with discipline engineers and other designers. Prior to Steele, Damon was a CAD Technician for 5 years with Biagi, Chance, Cummins, London and Tizer Engineers in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Early in his career he worked with Kerr Greulich Engineers in Louisville and Baker Construction in Monroe, Ohio. Damon has a BS degree in Construction Technology from Indiana State University and an Associate of Science, CAD Technology from ITT Technical Institute.

Bruce Dehut

Bruce joined our Louisville office in May 2020 as a CAD Designer. Bruce spent the last 13 years with Vogt Power International who specializes in the manufacture and delivery of Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) for the Power industry. At Vogt, he provided 2D and 3D layout design for these units using AutoCAD Plant 3D and MicroStation. Prior to Vogt, Bruce spent time designing/ drafting material handling equipment (gravity, belt, and powered roller conveyors), primarily for the automotive industry, working closely with fabrication and installation crews. All told, his design and drafting work goes back over 30 years.

Reginald Manning

Reggie Manning has joined our Atlanta office as a Senior Project Manager. Reggie has built an impressive record of achievement over his career in the role of engineering and project management leadership for food and beverage clients such as Kraft, P&G, Coca-Cola, Gerber, Nabisco, Heinz Baking, Frito-Lay, Tropicana, Quaker, Royal Canin, General Mills and others. Most recently with AKEA Services, Reggie has spent a number of years as an independent consultant, held positions of Project Engineer, Project Manager, and Director of Food Group at engineering services provider E2M (14 years), and Proctor & Gamble early in his career.

Reggie earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering at Tuskegee University, a MBA at Georgia State, and received PMP certification in 2006.

Casey Fought

Casey Fought is a new member of our Louisville office. Casey comes to InLine from Niagara Bottling, a private label water bottling facility in Indiana. He served as Plant Engineer for 2 years and oversaw the green field start-up as a member of the plant management staff. The equipment involved included RO, carbon filtration, CIP, air compressors, chillers, and high-speed fillers. Prior to that Casey was a Process Engineer for Paradise Tomato Kitchens, a provider of tomato sauces to food service and retail customers. There, he managed smaller capital projects and directed engineering responsibilities across 3 manufacturing plants.

Casey has also served as a Process Engineer at chemical manufacturing companies Zeochem and Calgon Carbon Corporation, after serving in the US Army. Casey holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Ohio State University.

Michael Perry

Michael joined InLine’s Louisville office in early 2020. Most recently, he served as Director of Projects and Engineering for qubeworX, a manufacturer of industrial control panels, offering custom fabrication for OEMs, contractors, and end users. Prior to that, Michael spent 4 years with Aereon, Jordan Technologies. Aereon designs and manufactures a broad portfolio of high quality gas and vapor handling products for critical emission control applications. He served as Project Engineer, Applications Engineer, and Engineering Manager for a significant Aereon product line.

While still early in his career, Michael clearly displays a passion for engineering, a desire to learn, and a drive for success. We look for him to become a versatile Project Engineer for our organization. Michael holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Western Kentucky University. Please join me in welcoming Michael to our company.

John Seymour

We’re happy to announce that John Seymour joined InLine Engineers’ Louisville office in late 2019 as a Senior Project Manager, with a specialty in Packaging projects.  John is experienced in packaging of pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and healthcare products, including line layout design, FDA compliance, quality assurance, budgeting, IQ/OQ/PQ, and technical writing of cGMP, FAT, SAT, and specification documents. He has a history in production equipment design- defining features for better operation and technician interface, and in balancing capital and operational costs.

John spent the past 4 years with Johnson & Johnson as a Project Engineer, Packaging Equipment and prior to J&J, spent over 23 years with Universal Machine & Engineering Corporation, a complete packaging systems solution provider. John holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

David Cooper

David joined InLine in November of 2019 as a Business Development Specialist. David has over 25 years of experience in technical sales roles, his most recent as Regional BD Manager for A&B Process Systems (JBT), pursuing Food/Beverage and Pharma prospects in a 10 state area.

In the 10 years prior to A&B, David had his own firm as an Independent Manufacturers Sales Representative, covering the Food/Beverage market in Georgia and Alabama, where he had daily engagement with Owners, Presidents, Plant Managers; plus Quality, Engineering, and Maintenance personnel. David has expertise in process pumps, mixers, tanks, heaters/chillers, inspection equipment, flowmeters, valves, custom sanitary processing skids, process piping, etc.

David holds a BS degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Georgia. He will be based in InLine’s Atlanta office.

InLine Engineers is a Gray company.

InLine provides engineering, process improvement, and planning services for Food & Beverage leaders. In 2018, InLine joined the Gray family to complement its Food & Beverage offering. As a Gray company, we help customers transform their operations to maximize their ROI.