SHREVEPORT, LA — January, 2014 – High Lifter Products Inc., the leader in custom aftermarket ATV/UTV accessories and products, today announced the hiring of Imack Collins, Engineer, as an instrumental part of the company’s robust and growing Research and Development Team. This appointment allows Brian Smith, Engineering Manager, to focus his attention on larger, long-term engineering projects.
After a record year in bringing new products to the market, High Lifter expects to continue to increase its growth in aftermarket parts and accessories for off-road vehicles. Collins will play an integral role in the development and design of new products including the highly successful Max Clearance line of suspension components and Outlaw DHT Axles. Throughout his 30-plus year career, the Venezuelan native has worked in a major engineering capacity for manufacturing companies including John Deere Consumer Products, Poulan/Weed Eater, Libbey Glass, and the Shaw Group.
Six Sigma Certified and trained in the methodology of lean manufacturing, Collins also has 20 patents on file with The United States Patent and Trade Office for various products. His background combined with his professional certifications provides High Lifter with a team member who’ll help create innovative, sound, and cost-efficient designs while streamlining the manufacturing process and mass production of products with repeated success.
“Our Research and Development Team is vital to our continued success and future growth as a company,” said Scott Smith, president of High Lifter Products. “In 2014, we are continuing to aggressively throttle forward in bringing the best products to off-road riders. Hiring Imack is the perfect complement to Brian, providing two strong and visionary engineers to product exceptional results.”
About High Lifter Products
High Lifter Products, Inc. has been leading the industry in the development and marketing of unique, after-market accessories for UTVs and ATVs since 1996. Originally a one-man, hobby, High Lifter has since grown into a multi-million dollar corporation, operating a 27,700 square foot facility housing a retail showroom, warehouse, and performance shop. Based in Shreveport, Louisiana High Lifter has earned a reputation for product development and collaborations with several OEMs that greatly enhance utility and performance for customers in the ATV market.
High Lifter is well known within its niche market for the creation of the largest outdoor, mud-riding venue in the country. High Lifter plays host to tens of thousands of ATV riders from all over the globe each year at its annual Mud Nationals event in Jacksonville, Texas.
High Lifter fans and customers know where to go for the best information, products and value. A comprehensive product catalog can be found at the company website, www.highlifter.com where visitors can also get the latest information, browse photo galleries, and participate in High Lifter’s popular online forum. Or, check out the latest from High Lifter at www.facebook.com/highlifteratv.
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