HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - January 21, 2014) -
Nat G CNG Solutions® today announced that Carlos W. Ayala will join the company as a Senior Vice President in charge of the company's operations and manufacturing. Carlos is a twenty-one year veteran of Cummins Inc., a premier global engine company, where he was the General Manager of the Cummins Oil & Gas Center of Excellence in Houston, Texas. In this role he led Cummins' investments to market, design, and manufacture engine packages for the Oil & Gas Market.
Carlos' previous roles at Cummins include leading World Wide Operations for Cummins' Marine Group, serving as plant manager of a 700-employee factory, and serving as operations manager of the Injectors business. Carlos is a Six Sigma Black Belt, and his prior Cummins experience also includes Purchasing, Quality Control, Engine Re-manufacturing, and Marketing & Sales.
Explaining why he made the move to Nat G Carlos said, "Natural Gas vehicles will be a game changer for the United States. It is good for our air quality, it is good for energy security, and it makes economic sense for our fleet customers." He added, "When I began looking at the Natural Gas Vehicle industry, Nat G Solutions emerged as a clear leader in this new business. I believe it has the right strategy and I am impressed by its passionate commitment to quality and customer satisfaction."
"We are exceptionally pleased to be able to bring such a high-quality, operations executive onto the Nat G team," said Balu Balagopal, Co-CEO of Nat G Solutions. "Carlos understands the critical role of operations processes in delivering quality and meeting the needs of our wide array of customers."
Carlos holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from Indiana University.
About Nat G
Based in Houston, Texas, with locations in Texas and Louisiana, Nat G CNG Solutions LLC is a leading provider of turnkey CNG solutions for fleets. Nat G installs EPA approved Natural Gas Vehicle upgrades for new vehicles and for in-service vehicles including light-duty through Class 8 trucks. The company also designs, builds, and installs a wide array of natural gas fueling solutions for commercial and government clients. www.nat-g.com
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