Elizabethtown, KY -(AmmoLand.com)- Atlas Development Group is pleased to announce Mark Hammond has joined their team as Vice President – Sales & Marketing, as well as one of their Principal Design & Test Engineers.
In addition to promoting ADG’s manufactured products and engineering services, Mark will leverage his Mechanical Engineering degree and nearly two decades of experience to manage product development programs for ADG’s clients.
Mark’s 19 years of experience spans both the automotive and firearms industries with significant experience in product development, testing, and manufacturing. After working for Texas Instruments and Honda, Mark went to work at Remington’s Research & Development Center in 2004 as a Test Engineer. While there, he oversaw testing of practically every type of small arms produced by Remington and its subsidiaries, as well as many of it its competitors’ products.
Mark played a key role in the development of such products as the VERSA MAX shotgun, SuperCell recoil pad, .30 Remington AR rifle, .300 Blackout ammunition / weapon / suppressor systems, and the Remington Gas Piston carbine. He moved to a Design Engineer position in 2011 and was the lead engineer on .22 rimfire AR-15 programs and a yet to be released handgun model, as well as supporting 1911 design alignment between Para and Remington brands.
For the last two and a half years, Mark was a Product Development Engineer at Ford Motor Company’s Louisville Assembly Plant. There he was responsible for ensuring vehicle quality in the area of chassis and suspension components by monitoring warranty claims, championing improvement actions at both the assembly plant and suppliers’ facilities, and overseeing implementation of design changes.
Mark played a key role in ensuring chassis quality during the launch of the completely new 2015 Lincoln MKC as well as continued production of the Ford Escape.
Mark can be reached at [email protected] or (270) 506-5343 x703.
About Atlas Development Group, LLC:
ADG is an employee owned company based in Elizabethtown, KY. Starting operations in 2015, ADG specializes in providing the firearms and ammunition industry with professional consulting services, technology development, and OEM manufactured products.
For more information, visit: www.atlasdg.com.