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Hansen Engine Technologies, Inc.

Company seeks to sell or license its lab-tested fuel-saving "Variable Displacement Supercharger" to automotive OEM's and Tier-1 suppliers.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Plymouth, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 4
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Company Summary

Automakers are downsizing car engines to meet government fuel-economy mandates. The power of these smaller engines must equal the larger engines they replace, thus requiring a turbocharger or supercharger. The Company's patented ”VARIABLE DISPLACEMENT” supercharger has been laboratory tested. The variable displacement system consumes only half the power of a conventional supercharger at the speeds and loads of the normal driving cycle.


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    Robert D. Hansen
    Chairman / CEO

    Mr. Hansen is a co-founder of the Company. Mr. Hansen was for ten years an investment analyst for the Board of Pensions of the Lutheran Church in America. He holds a B.A. Degree from Dana College (1964), an M.A. Degree from the University of Cincinnati in U.S. History. Mr. Hansen is also co-founder and retired Chairman & CEO of Electromed, Inc., a medical device manufacturer where he served for twenty years.

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    Craig N. Hansen
    Sr. V.P. for Research & Development

    Mr. Hansen is a co-founder of the Company. He is a graduate of Western Iowa Technical School (1969) and has completed additional studies in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University. Mr. Hansen has been granted over 20 patents from the U.S. Patent Office and foreign patent offices. He is the brother of Robert D. Hansen, and co-founder / director of Electromed, Inc.

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    Paul C. Cross
    V. P. Engineering

    Joined the company in 1981. Graduate of the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering (1980). Co-inventor in certain of the Company's patents. Served as a consulting engineer to Electromed, Inc. Served as project engineer/project manager for Central Engineering Company, Minneapolis, MN, providing jet engine test-cell equipment. Experienced machinist / toolmaker. Mr. Cross holds membership in the ASME and SAE.