Gene Langmesser, owner and founder of N2A Motors, has a long, successful history in the Aerospace & Automotive industry. Starting his career at GM in Detroit, he has developed a unique skillset affording him the ability to understand and implement any project from paper to pavement. Part visionary, part grease monkey,
Gene has spawned world-renowned engineering teams, executed cutting-edge vehicle programs for both domestic and international OEMs, and has introduced innovations that have transformed the automotive industry.
Gene worked his way up through all the key job classifications in the vehicle project team and has performed these tasks from “art to part”, interfacing with prototypes through production tool houses. In his career, he has set up design, engineering, rapid prototyping, mock-up, and fabrication facilities.
Gene has conducted international engineering business in Germany, Italy, England, Poland, and Mexico. Gene has organized in-house operations to support the design and build of a Mercedes 300E Cabrio, which included interior, exterior, and all convertible components in Germany. He created a German LLC (GmbH), which acted as a group of “firemen” for Porsche Engineering in Weissach Germany.
These groups of “firemen” were troubleshooters and innovators accepting the challenge of any internal design, engineering, or service problem Porsche encountered. Gene was also part of the initial executive team at PGK Engineering. Building a ground-up, full-service, design, and engineering company specializing in project-based fixed-price design, engineering, rapid prototyping, tools, and fixtures for the interior trim manufacturers. He created and implemented the quoting, sales, marketing, and project management processes. He structured the rapid prototyping capabilities from a one-man garage service capability to a 26,000-sq.ft. fully operational prototype and mock-up shop. Overall responsibility as VP of Operations for 35 million annual revenue. Including design and engineering facilities in U.S., Germany, Poland, and Italy. Gene holds credentials from U of M, Philpot, Batavia, DRAM, ADAMS, CATIA, CGS, Fisher Graphics, and multiple business and management courses. He has written and passed CAD processes for complying with seat belt restraint systems with government standards (FMVSS 208). He also holds multiple patents and co-patents and a letter of recommendation from Porsche Engineering to the German government regarding his abilities.