Dr. Robert P. Scaringe
President and founder, Mainstream Engineering Corporation
Mainstream Engineering is a 26-year-old company involved in the research, development and manufacture of advanced energy conversion and thermal control devices. They hold a 100 percent DOD commercialization index, and have been awarded the Governor’s New Product Award, SBA’s Tibbetts Award, SBA’s Award for Excellence and Small Business Regional Prime Contractor of the Year. In the past 18 months, Mainstream has been awarded more than $100 million in production contracts, while also executing 50 research and development efforts, expanding the commercial QwikProducts™ line with several new products, increasing revenue by 14 percent and increasing staff by more than 16 percent.
Recent successes include a high-efficiency, low-emissions, compact turbocharged diesel engine for generator and hybrid vehicle applications, and a portable flash pyrolysis system that economically converts waste or farm residue to fuel.
“Find, employ and reward the most talented, then work harder and smarter than the competition.”