This page is dedicated to honoring all who have contributed their valuable expertise, time, and effort,
helping to make the Machinery’s Handbook the best it can be.
We at Industrial Press thank you and applaud you.

Corbin Anliker, KSI, Cisna Park, Illinois

Rod Bennett, Bitten, Australia

Jake Burress, Quality Manager, Atlas Technologies, Port Townsend, Washington

Christophe Caron-Garant, Waterloo, Québec, Canada

Leonard Carson, Carson Tool & Machine, Virginia Beach, Virginia

William G. Coon, PhD, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

Sariel R. Coronado, Coronado Industrial, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec, Canada

Benjamin Côté, Cegep de Sherbrooke University, Canada

Emily Craig, Weld Reality

Patrick Curry, Fullerton Tool Company, Saginaw, Michigan

Ethan Dias, , Orthofix, Lewisville, Texas

Terry Edwards, Engineer, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Ivette Estevez, Manager, Standards IPR, ASME

Duane Evans, Machine Designer, USNR, Painesville, Ohio

Jessica Franklin, California 

Sean Galligar, Lead Engineer, Bradley Machining, Addison, Illinois

Sanjay Garg, Engineer (laser cutting expert), Hypertherm, Hanover, New Hampshire 

Jonathan Gustafson, Mars Hill, North Carolina

James Halfmann,  ADP Subsytem Design & Material Review Board Engineer, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Gerry J. Hall, Engineer and Tradesman (retired), Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Brien Hawkes, Screen Innovations

Ray Henderson, Automation Engineer, Vestil Manufacturing, Angola, Indiana

Jim Hoeksema, Co-Chair of Applied Technology Division, Professor of Industrial Technology, William Penn University

Forrest Hoover, Apprentice Tool & Die Maker, Hendersonville, North Carolina

Jerry Hunt, Instructor, Machining Technology, Guilford Technical Community College, Greensboro, North Carolina

Muhammed Hussain, Administrative Engineer, NYC Department of Sanitation, Queens, New York

Aaron Ireland, Engineer, TAIT

Kyle Jankowski, Design Engineer, North American Clutch & Driveline

Victor Joyal, Instructor in Mechanical Engineering Technology,
with students Mathis Bergeron and Alexandre Bernard, Cégep de Sorel-Tracy, Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada

Jeff Kendall, CAD Department, HM Manufacturing, Wauconda Illinois

Dennis Kilian, Managing Director, Strategic Alliances, ASME

Max George Knight, Chief Design Engineer, AB Dev. Ltd., Verwood, United Kingdom

Robert Kolb, Director of Engineering, Special Metals, New Hartford, New York

Claudia Lapierre, Mechanical Engineering Instructor, Cégep de Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada

Greg Lucas, Imagineered Solutions 

                Dmitry Lukashevich, Mechanical Engineer, Schlumberger (SLB), Tyumen, Russia

Boris Mayer-St-Onge, Université Laval, Québec, Canada

Michael Merker, former Associate Executive Director, Standards and Certification (retired), ASME

Patrick Mulhern, Sr. Mechanical Engineer, Advanced Instruments, Norwood, Massachusetts

Benjamin Musselwhite, Mechanical Systems Engineering, Wind Turbine Engineering & Support, Vestas

Christopher Norville, Designer, TAIT

Reymundo Ortega, Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Thomson, Mexico

Joshua Pendergast

Christopher Penge

Christopher A. Perhala, P.E., Chief Engineer, Alliance Edge Engineering

John Peters, Engineer (plasma cutting expert), Hypertherm, Hanover, New Hampshire

Sylvain Pineault, Vidéotron, Canada

Christopher Pyle, Lifelong Learner, Windsor, Colorado

Craig A. Rose, Design Engineer, North America Clutch & Driveline, Rockford, Illinois

Thomas Sant, P.E., Mechanical & Thermal Engineering, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico

Mike Shipulski, Engineer and Director of Advanced Development, Hypertherm, Hanover, New Hampshire

Eric J. Sorosiak, Engineering Team Leader, Technology & Innovation, thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc., Hamilton, Ohio

Bryce Towsley, author of Gunsmithing Modern Firearms: A Gun Guy’s Guide to Making Good Guns Even Better (Skyhorse, 2019), North Clarendon, Vermont

Nathan Towsley, CNC Machinist and Engineering Student, Rice, Minnesota

Steve Unwin, Mechanical Engineer, San Diego, California

Kyle Vols, Chesterfield, Missouri

Christopher Weil, Mechanical Design Engineer, Composite Motors/Composite Modules

Robert Wheeler, Director Publishing Technologies, ASME

Jason Williams, Elite Tool & Design, Columbia, South Carolina

Ken Woods, Principal Engineer (laser cutting expert), Hypertherm, Hanover, New Hampshire

Please note that the above credentials, companies, and locations are based on our last contact with the Hall of Famers listed. This list certainly is not complete, and we will be revising and adding to it on an ongoing basis. If you have corrections, updates, or otherwise can provide additional information to clarify or enhance a listing, or if we have neglected to credit a contribution by an individual or company, please send the MH Team a detailed email with the subject line “MH Hall of Fame” to We thank you.