News Items

  1. December 3, 2015, four Palmer Associates, Inc employees, Marvin Karl Himmelein, Gerald L. Ames, James Edward Gerdeman, and Pete Miller, Along with David Kisela of Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. and Daniel S. Sabo were noted Inventors on United States Patent (US 2105/0346008A1) in Fluid Flow Testing. The Patent is assigned to Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc.


  1. January 11, 2015 Palmer Engineers along with former ECT (Electrostatic Coating Technologies) employees reached an agreement to offer electrostatic oilers under the brand name Engineered Coating Technology (ECT) by Palmer. Under this brand name, we will offer a complete line of Electrostatic oilers. For more information, please click here (ECTbyPalmer information)


  1. In April 2014, Tariq Alkhairy has been named CEO for Palmer Associates. Tariq has been an Engineer for over 30 years. He has designed and developed many products throughout those years. Those products include variable speed electric motors for HVAC application to Electrostatic actuators for aircraft application. In addition to his Engineering experience, Tariq has been an owner of several business for the last 15 years; the majority realizing significant growth while under his leadership.  His combination of Engineering/Mechanical competence coupled with a solid business acumen results in financially sound and strategic growth of business. Tariq has received a MSME from SUNY University of Buffalo and received his MBA from Washington University, St. Louis.

“Ti Marine Contracting and Palmer Associates have been working together since 1980 to design and build production systems for the cryogenic insulation industry in the marine field. Palmer Associates has truly contributed to Ti Marine Contracting’s success as one of the main players in this highly specialized field, around the world. Palmer has numerous times shown the company’s capability to deliver creative and productive solutions even in difficult projects. The fact that Palmer has the capability to work in different fields like mechanical, electrical, pneumatic as well being able to design and perform FEM analysis, has made this company a most valuable partner for Ti Marine Contracting. Ti Marine Contracting is particularly appreciating Palmer for: Readiness to assist and high motivation of the staff, Good understanding of how to solve problems, and timely delivery”