2017 ASTTBC Advanced Technology Award – Presented to Reginald Mueller, AScT
Reginald Mueller, AScT is a Design Technologist at Freflyt Industries Inc. in Vanderhoof. Reg spearheaded the development of the first nine-axle logging trailer in the Northern Interior of BC. This trailer cultivated a 16% increase in payload, resulting in safer highway conditions with fewer trucks on the road, less road wear and lower emissions.
Prior to working for Freflyt Industries, Reg spent over 30 years in project management in the engineering field in order to support First Nations community initiatives and businesses. He dedicates countless hours to training motivated men and women in the Transportation and Heavy Operating Initiative, which strengthens collaboration between employers and First Nations peoples. He also currently serves as an Elder and Mentor for First Nations youth in the Saik’uz First Nation reserve.