Kohlenberger Associates also provides forensic engineering, consultation, expert testimony and litigation support.Charles R. Kohlenberger, P.E. - (Founder : 1926-1999)President of Kohlenberger Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. 1969-1999. The firm specializes in the design of food processing plants and systems, industrial refrigeration and freezing, cold storage warehouses, incineration and pollution control studies and systems, thermodynamic and heat transfer analysis. Cogeneration feasibility/analysis, HVAC systems, energy savings analysis and audits, energy management systems, long range planning, forensic engineering, corporate consultation. Mr. Kohlenberger earned a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of California, Berkeley, California professional registration, holding memberships in professional societies and was the author of several publications. His background also included many years as president of a pioneer industrial refrigeration equipment manufacturing corporation bearing his name.September 1993 to Present - Established KACE Energy Corporation, affiliate of Kohlenberger Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. Providing project development, complete turnkey, fully financed Gas Turbine Inlet Air Cooling systems, GTG enhancement for the power generation industry.May 1969 to Present - Established Kohlenberger Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. Practice in the general area of food, cold storage, petrochemical, industrial refrigeration, food processing plant design, process drying, incineration and pollution control, feasibility studies, corporate consultation and analysis.June 1959 - April 1969 - President of Kohlenberger Engineering Corporation, Fullerton, California. Pioneer company, manufacturer of full line of compressors, coolers, valves, heat exchangers, pressure vessels for the food, petrochemical, cold storage, ice making, and freezing industries. As president, duties and responsibilities covered the entire range of management challenges (i.e. finance, sales, production and engineering) working through department heads of the major divisions.Negotiated acquisition of two companies which became wholly owned subsidiaries with allied lines of equipment. February 1969, negotiated the sale and merger of Kohlenberger into Morehouse Industries, Inc.Vice President Marketing/Sales - Planned and implemented marketing and engineering activity, established sales representative organization and supervised direct sales engineering force in several sales offices. Negotiated contracts with large national users. Launched development of total package systems including building design, construction, and supervision. Established relationship with advertising agency to handle advertising and public relations. Managed effort of creating entire new catalog for expanded product line.Vice President - Engineering - Managed engineering and R & D groups including the product and systems engineering efforts. Conceived new products and re-engineered existing products to meet the needs of industry. Designed systems utilizing proprietary products. Made feasibility/trade-off studies for users to justify system purchases.July 1948 - June 1959 - Kohlenberger Engineering Corporation held various positions; Assistant to the President, Mechanical Project Engineer, Design Engineer. Designed refrigeration machinery and equipment for all types of systems, including cold storage, food freezing, ice making, low temperature test chambers, and ground support equipment for the military.
|PROFESSIONAL STATUS:||Registered Professional
Engineer, California, Ml1249.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air
Conditioning Engineers, International Institute of Ammonia
Refrigeration, Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of
California, National Federation of Independent Business.
|UNIVERSlTIES:||Arizona State University;
University of Texas; University of
California Berkeley, BSME, 1948.
|MILITARY:||Lieutenant J.G. USNR,
Navigations Officer, Communications
Officer, APA 61 USS Barrow, Attack Transport. Participated
in the Bikini Atomic Bomb Tests.
|MEMBERSHIPS:||Member Engineering Advisory Board, California State University Long Beach, California; former Board of Trustees, BIOLA UNIVERSITY, La Mirada, California; former Board of Directors, past President, GOODWILL INDUSTRIES, Orange County, California; former Board of Directors, Fullerton, ROTARY CLUB; former Board of Directors, Fullerton CHAMBER OF COMMERCE; former Board of Directors, LOCKMAN FOUNDATION, La Habra, California; member of the FIRST EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH of Fullerton, California.|
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