ROCKLEDGE, FL – March 7th, 2013 – Mainstream Engineering Corporation, a 27-year-old Brevard County manufacturer with a history of leading-edge research and development that has resulted in advanced, lean-manufacturing, cost-competitive products, which are all “Made in the USA” has been awarded a contract from DARPA to develop a new high efficiency refrigeration compressor for compact thermal control and refrigeration applications. “We are very excited to receive another contract to improve the performance of air conditioners and refrigeration systems, especially on the heels of our prior government funded effort, which was so successful in improving the performance of residential heat pumps, and resulted in the QwikSEER+® product,” stated Dr. Robert P. Scaringe, President of Mainstream.
While many employers in Brevard County are discussing reductions in force, Mainstream has seen its staff continually increase. This new DARPA contract will allow Mainstream to create additional engineering and production positions. “We currently have job openings in almost all engineering disciplines from bachelor’s degrees to doctorate. Details of these jobs openings are provided on our website. This new DARPA contract award is one small step in a series of ongoing job-creating programs that are developing at Mainstream,” stated Scaringe.