Chad Hibner is a project engineer at Sulzer Pumps, specializing in elevating OEM capabilities through 3D scanning and modeling under its OEM-X Brand. Hibner has over a decade of experience in reverse engineering pump equipment, and he holds a degree in manual and CNC machining. Hibner also holds degrees in engineering design and manufacturing engineering through Marshall University’s partnership with Mountwest Community & Technical College. In 2018, Hibner received an honorable mention for Sulzer’s Global Innovation Award.

Alex Ray, a project engineer at Sulzer Pumps (WVPMC), began his career as an intern in the summer of 2019, concurrently pursuing his studies at Marshall University. By spring 2021, Alex had earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and transitioned into a full-time role at Sulzer. For more information, visit