Bob Backer

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Bob Backer is vice president of marketing and product development for New Morgan, Pa.-based Blazing Technologies, Inc., an engineering and manufacturing company specializing in electric- and hydraulic-powered utility vehicles and custom-engineered equipment. Backer has more than 35 years experience in construction equipment product development, including hydraulic cranes, forklifts, and telehandlers at Pettibone and aerial work platforms at Grove Manlift. Backer is also an AWPT accredited instructor for both self-propelled scissor lifts and boom lifts. He can be reached at bbacker@blazingtech.net.