Matthew Link, President, Roy Link, CEO and Chairman and Adam Link, Vice President and Managing Director
Founded in 1935 by Herbert Link, Link Engineering Company designs and manufactures customized precision test solutions for a plethora of industries, including automotive, aerospace, commercial vehicle, off-highway, refrigeration, and railway. It is a family-owned organization currently led by the second and third generation of the Link family, with Roy Link donning the role of the Chairman and CEO, and his sons Matthew Link and Adam Link as its President and Vice President, respectively. Many of its employees have worked with the company for the last three decades and have enabled the company to offer innovative technical solutions.
Link Engineering Company’s offerings include designing and manufacturing customized, high-precision test, research, simulation, quality control, and thermal solution equipment, comprehensive test services, and high-precision cutting tools. In addition, the company has one of the largest brake laboratories globally, specializing in manufacturing dynamometers for the automotive, aerospace, and railway industries, and testing equipment for electric vehicles and brake emissions. Link Engineering Company also makes advanced testing systems for power train and driveline, tires and wheels, dynamic steering, servo dynamics, and Control & Acquisition (C&A) software. Its proprietary C&A software systems include LabLINK, a revolutionary browser-based Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that enables laboratories to streamline their operations.
What sets Link Engineering Company a notch higher than many of its peers is its ability to use the same testing equipment it manufactures. As the company’s staff has first-hand experience using the same items they sell, they can provide the development team with great feedback for future design needs, allowing the company to enhance the quality of its solutions. Link Engineering Company also works with various local and international working groups to develop new testing methodologies. It collaborates with them and their customers to understand the latest demands and create solutions accordingly. To carry out the relevant research, Link Engineering Company has facilities and laboratories all over the U.S., including Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, as well as proving ground operations in Texas, Arizona, Michigan, and Colorado. It also has laboratories and service and sales personnel across the globe in countries such as Germany, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, Korea, India, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico.
Link Engineering Company hosts a great variety of customers in the automotive testing field. Some of which are new to the area and are enlisting their aid in outlining the standards, procedures, and certifications relevant to the field. The company helps them by delineating a program explaining the complete guidelines and certifications they have to conduct to break into the market. Along with this, many Link Engineering Company clients are deeply ingrained in the industry and work with the organization to develop new criteria and testing standards.
We are dedicated to working closely with the industries we serve to support the further advancement of each industry’s offerings so that customers carry out vehicle and laboratory tests with maximum accuracy, efficiency and overall value
In 2017, Link Engineering Company acquired Tescor—a company known for its highly-engineered climatic testing equipment. It did so to further expand its portfolio beyond the current products and customers, and today, offers a wide range of trusted thermal solutions, including automotive, HVAC, and pharmaceutical/life sciences testing equipment, and a product line dedicated to off-the-shelf, standard climatic chambers. In addition, the organization aspires to continue expanding to become the go-to partner for the top companies of various industries. ""We are dedicated to working closely with the industries we serve to support the further advancement of each industry’s offerings so that customers carry out vehicle and laboratory tests with maximum accuracy, efficiency and overall value," Matthew Link, concludes.