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An Indianapolis-based company is being honored by one of the world's largest manufacturers for hybrid transmission technology. Magnetic Instrumentation Inc. has received the 2013 Henry Ford Technology Award from the Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F). January 2, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc. (MI), a leading global supplier of magnetic processing systems and magnetic test equipment/services today announced that it has received the 2013 Ford Motor Company’s Henry Ford Technology Award (HFTA) for the design, development and implementation of a Rotor Magnetizing process for Hybrid Transmissions. Ford’s Michigan-based Global Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering (GPME) team along with Todd McMullen, President of Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc. were honored with the prestigious award during a recent ceremony in Dearborn, Michigan. This award is Ford Motor Company’s highest technical honor and recognizes ground breaking technologies in the automotive industry.
Over a two-year period, Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc. worked with the Ford GPME team to
develop and implement the paten-pending magnetizing and magnetic measurement technology for permanent magnet hybrid transmissions. The methodology has quickly become the standard for complex powertrain magnetic processing systems within Ford Motor Company.
"The technical fellowships and technical recognition are the heart and soul of Ford," said Alan
Mulally, President and CEO of Ford Motor Company. “The Henry Ford Technology Awards are
the embodiment of Go Further because what our tech team does every day continuously
improves the technology and makes it useful to people around the world."
"Our close cooperation with Ford has fostered an environment in which technical excellence has flourished, producing a unique functional process while providing enhanced reliability and quality to meet stringent vehicle program requirements," said Todd McMullen, President of Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc. "Receiving this award is a total team effort and was only made possible by the collaborative effort that was embraced and embodied by the joint Ford-MI team. We appreciate the opportunity to work closely with Ford on this exciting new technology."
Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc. has long been the global leader in magnetization, magnetic
testing and engineered magnetic solutions. Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc. focuses on standard magnetic products, customized magnetizing and magnetic processing systems and
magnetizing services. We have established our outstanding reputation through focus on our
customer’s individual needs. The active list of satisfied customers exceeds 2500+ and reflects
our commitment to accuracy, reliability, and durability. Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc. a
privately held company has sales and manufacturing operations in the US with
sales/installations around the world. Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc. is headquartered in
Source: Magnetic Instrumentation Inc.