CALGARY, AB / ACCESSWIRE / September 30, 2020 / Sparta Group (TSXV:SAY) (the "Corporation" the "Company", "Sparta Group", "Sparta Capital" or "Sparta") is announcing another high-tech appointment to its already strong Technical Advisory Board.
Mr. Kevin Fern, of Detroit Michigan, is the founder of Altera Solutions, LLC, a company highly experienced in advanced combustion engineering. Mr. Fern is joining the Sparta team to apply his advanced internal combustion engine ("ICE") application engineering experience to the final development of some exciting new patent pending technologies, presently approaching commercialization under Sparta's TreeFrog™ transportation brand.
Mr. Fern has over 20-years of experience designing and developing ICE platforms for all types of fuels. His first order of business will be to apply proprietary combustion engineering principles to help complete a patent pending atomizing delivery system. It will form an important component for Sparta's previously announced symbiotic suite of COVID-19 safety tools. Essentially, it will help apply Sparta's TreeFrog™ Pathogen Protection solution throughout the inside of the cabs of most forms of commercial transport vehicles in a highly efficient manner. Such vehicles include, over-the-road, vocational, fleet, day-cab and the like.
Mr. Fern will also be working with the Sparta team to demonstrate the transformation of waste synthetic gas production (a bi-product of plastic to fuel production) into decentralized electric power generation, utilizing some additional patented technologies.
During his long career, the Michigan based entrepreneur has developed small car platform engine technology, significantly reduced the time to produce natural gas vehicles, provided important calibration services/consulting, and developed an impressive global network to support control systems testing.
"Mr. Fern doesn't shy away from a problem; in fact, he embraces it. The Sparta approach has always been that every problem is an opportunity, so he is a perfect fit. With his level of determination and his knowledge of combustion engineering, and engine design in general, Kevin further understands the concept of development for the purpose of manufacturing. We are adding great value to the team," said Sparta President, John O'Bireck.
Mr. Fern is known in business circles as someone who has a deep passion for engineering services and helping the environment. He first dipped his hands in the engineering and alternative fuels arena at the age of 19 by starting a business that focused on a natural gas platform. Since then, he has worked on a wide variety of engine technology, often applying a forensic type of problem solving. Last year, he established "Fern Ocean Project", which is dedicated to addressing the health of oceans and our planet.
"There was no hesitation on my part when I was approached to be part of the Sparta's Advisory Board. I really think there is value I can add based on what I see Sparta doing; in fact it's easy to see how synergistic this relationship can be. I believe we can accomplish a lot," Fern recently said.
Sparta Group (a.k.a. Sparta Capital Ltd.) is a technology-based company that owns or holds a controlling interest in a network of independent businesses that supply energy saving technologies designed to reduce energy inefficiencies, achieve reduced emissions and increase operating efficiencies in various industries. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Sparta has also expanded its scope to help facilitate supply of necessary materials while assisting talented inventors who are looking to introduce innovative technical solutions that will bring greater normalcy to the post COVID-19 world. Sparta's network of independent businesses provides a wide range of specialized energy capturing, converting, optimizing, and related services to the commercial sector. Sparta provides capital, technical and engineering expertise, legal support, financial and accounting knowledge, strategic planning and other shared services to its independent businesses.
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John O'Bireck, President
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Telephone: (905) 751-8004
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SOURCE: Sparta Capital Ltd.