Author Bios


Michael_Camber_BlogMichael Camber, Marketing Services Manager, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.

Michael Camber is currently Kaeser’s Marketing Services Manager. He has been in a number of sales, marketing and training roles since joining Kaeser in 1997. Michael is a member of Kaeser’s active training team, educating both Kaeser’s distribution network and customers on reliable and energy efficient compressed air system design. He is also KFaCT Master Certified and has completed the US Department of Energy’s Compressed Air Challenge Level I and II training. Prior to joining Kaeser, Michael served as an officer in the US Marine Corps. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago and holds an MBA from the University of Mary Washington.

Jeremy_Hitt_BlogJeremy Hitt, Branch Service Manager: Charlotte, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.

Jeremy Hitt is the Branch Service Manager for Kaeser’s Charlotte Branch. He has been active in Kaeser’s service department since he joined the company in 2007 and is KFaCT Master Certified. A native of Culpeper, Virginia, Jeremy has a BA in Communications and a minor in Marketing from Liberty University.

Stephen_Horne_BlogStephen Horne, Product Manager – Omega, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.

Stephen Horne is the US Product Manager for Kaeser’s Omega Blower line, and has over 10 years experience with the design and function of blower systems in wastewater aeration applications. Stephen has also served as Kaeser’s in-house engineer for machine modifications and system design. He is a primary blower product and application instructor in Kaeser’s Factory Certified Training program. Stephen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnical Institute and State University.

Matt_McCorkle_BlogMatt McCorkle, Manager of Branch Operations, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.

Matt McCorkle lives in Fredericksburg, VA where he works as the Manager of Branch Operations for Kaeser Compressors. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the US Air Force Academy, and a Master’s of Engineering in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida. Matt has worked as a licensed Professional Engineer and has been a certified energy manager through the Association of Energy Engineers.  He was instrumental in establishing Kaeser’s nationwide leak auditing program.

Neil_Mehltretter_BlogNeil Mehltretter, Engineering Manager, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.

Neil Mehltretter is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM®). As Kaeser’s Engineering Manager he has conducted and overseen thousands of industrial compressed air studies and helped users achieve significant energy savings and operational improvements. He has authored several nationally published articles on compressed air system optimization and is a frequent presenter on energy efficient system design. In addition to his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Florida, Neil is AIRMaster+ certified, has completed the Compressed Air Challenge curriculum, and is a Master Certified System Specialist through Kaeser’s Factory Training Program.

Wayne_Perry_BlogWayne Perry, Senior Technical Director, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.

Wayne Perry is Senior Technical Director at Kaeser Compressors, Inc. An industry specialist with more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of the compressed air business, Perry is a Qualified AIRMaster+ Specialist for the U.S. Department of Energy and a former instructor for Compressed Air Challenge. He has provided extensive technical expertise in the development of international standards for compressed air system assessments and has also worked as a Compressed Air Expert for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Perry serves on various technical and standards committees of the Compressed Air and Gas Institute and on the editorial board of Compressed Air Best Practices magazine.


Werner_Rauer_BlogWerner Rauer, Compressors Product Manager, Kaeser Compressors, Inc.

Werner Rauer is the Product Manager for rotary screw compressors at Kaeser Compressors, Inc. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and has been with Kaeser USA for 27 years.  Before joining Kaeser USA, he completed an internship at Kaeser’s international headquarters in Coburg, Germany. Werner currently serves as the Chairman of the CAGI Rotary Positive Engineering Committee.

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    1. I’ve heard of PPR and also PEX—to the best of my knowledge they aren’t available in larger, industrial sizes and you’d still have the question of compatibility with compressor fluids. It’s really not something we run into very often. I’m sorry I couldn’t be more help.

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