C. Michael Anderson P.E. PLLC
C. Michael Anderson P.E. PLLC

C. Michael Anderson: Broad Experience

Retired from a successful career in the corporate environment and with 52 plus years in engineering design, innovation, and analysis I am well qualified to support many specific needs for experience and sound engineering design or investigation.


Engineering Design Experience-Directly designed over twenty five successful major projects and dozens of smaller projects. Supervision and technical oversight over several departments and engineering groups. Directly experienced in analysis and investigations of mechanical, structural, hydraulic systems. 


Engineering Management- Well versed and successful in developing and implementing engineering process improvements including stage-gate design process, product architecture, and task based scheduling. Applied Toyota Production System to Engineering/Office/Project based environment


Manufacturing Knowledge- Trained in continuous improvement methods and worked to produce successful results in many projects. Knowledgable in modern production systems- single piece flow, production line assembly.




Innovation- Author and co-author of eight patents.


Industry experience- Member of AEM-MADDDC committee for twelve years, Chairman of ANSI A10.31, member of ASTM F18.10 task group. Member of Society of Automotive Engineers, and American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

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Caeer   Experience:

2023- Present Professional Engineering Resource

Billings, MT

2009-2022  Professional Engineering Resource,

Wake Forest, NC
Providing experienced engineering support in design, technical publications, analysis.

1998- 2009   Altec Industries Inc.

Creedmoor, NC

Director, Product Engineering,

Creedmoor Manufacturing Division

Responsible for New Product Development

and Continuing Development

Mobile Equipment for Utility Industry

(cranes, aerial man lifts and digger derricks)

1994-1998    Altec Industries Inc.

St. Joseph, MO

Director, New Product Development

Responsible for New Product Development

1987-1994                            Altec Industries Inc.                                 St. Joseph, MO

Chief Engineer

Responsible for New Product Design

1980-1987   Altec Industries Inc.

St. Joseph, MO

Project Engineer

Responsible for Assigned Design Projects

and New Product Model Design

1976-1980       Hesston Corporation  

Claremore, OK

Advanced Product Engineer

Responsible for New Product Projects,

Light Industrial and Agricultural Equipment

1973-1976  Kewanee Machinery & Conveyor Div.

Kewanee, IL

Design Engineer

Assigned Design Projects, Agricultural Equipment



1967-1973   University of Illinois 

Urbana, IL

B.S. Eng. (Bachelor of Science in Engineering)

Agricultural Engineering, Power and Machinery Design

Professional memberships

Registered Professional Engineer:

       Missouri, North Carolina, Montana

Member, Society of Automotive Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers

Past Chairman, 1999-2005, MADDDC Engineering Committee, Association of Equipment Manufacturers , 1995-2006, ANSI A10.31, Standard for Safety Requirements, Definitions, & Specifications for Digger Derricks

Community activities

Elder and volunteer, Christ Our Hope Presbyterian Church, Wake Forest, NC                                        


General Information:

  • Started in 1980 with Altec as Project Engineer.
  • Previous Design Engineerig projects in agricultural tillage equipment and tractor mounted attachments.
  • participated in the early design and production stages of Aerial Devices manufactured by Altec. Led design (& later teams) for many aerial device models and three models of digger derrick.
  • Inventor/co-inventor of eight U.S. Patents.
  • Raised on a livestock and grain farm in West Central Illinois.
  • Graduated from the University of Illinois in 1973
  • B.S Eng. Degree in Agricultural Engineering Power and Machinery.
  • Married 53 years to wife, Liana.
  • Father of two children, grandfather to six, and great grandfather to 4, soon to be two more.


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919 358-8448


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