Kerry Parrott joins the Engineering staff of Stahl Engineering & Failure Analysis, LLC


Kerry D. Parrott joins the engineering staff of Stahl Engineering & Failure Analysis, LLC focused on Origin and Cause Fire Investigation and Analysis of Commercial Vehicles and Equipment

Fort Wayne, Indiana – August 6, 2010 - Stahl Engineering & Failure Analysis, LLC has recently hired Kerry D. Parrott as a Senior Engineer/Fire Analyst consultant. Mr. Parrott will focus his work in the area of commercial vehicle and equipment origin and cause fire investigation and analysis with a unique combination of commercial vehicle and equipment product design, failure analysis, and usage experience and knowledge.

Mr. Parrott brings with him over 25 years of engineering experience in the commercial vehicle industry including more than a decade of committed service to Navistar / International Truck in their Product Integrity Group investigating, researching, analyzing, reporting, and testifying regarding potential claims and litigation issues including fire origin and cause, allegations of product non-performance, and allegations of product defects. Mr. Parrott earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky, and has held various positions with major manufacturers of commercial vehicle components in the USA and has worked closely with truck manufacturers in the USA, Asia, and South America. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator and holds a Class "A" Commercial Driver’s License with multiple endorsements.

Stahl Engineering & Failure Analysis, LLC is an engineering consulting business specializing in forensic engineering and fire analysis. It was formed in 2009 by Doug Stahl, PE to serve the needs of the commercial vehicle and equipment industry providing focused and knowledgeable forensic engineering, failure analysis, and fire origin and cause of commercial vehicles and equipment including semi-tractor trailers, straight trucks, school buses, coach buses, step vans, recreational vehicles and heavy, industrial, and truck equipment. Mr. Stahl is an experienced forensic engineer and fire origin and cause expert focused on commercial vehicle and equipment forensic engineering and fire issues for over a decade.

Stahl Engineering & Failure Analysis, LLC is located at the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center at 3201 Stellhorn Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815. For more information, contact Douglas R. Stahl, PE or Kerry D. Parrott at (260) 407-1727, or visit