Ken Byron began his career in the auto repair trade, earning his Journeyman status as an automotive mechanic. He left the automotive trade, joining a company that represented Ford’s commercial and industrial engines. During his short time there, he learned the diesel injection trade. From there he went to Bosch, It was a good fit because of his automotive and diesel injection background. He was their diesel injection reman guy, building pumps at Bosch Canada, before promotion “Technical Sales Representative” for Western Canada.
Hans Rusch, originally from Switzerland, was an employee of North West Diesel. He specialized in fuel injection (at that time mostly Detroit diesel 2 stroke injectors),and convinced the owners of North West Diesel to rent him a small room in the back of their building, where he began doing business as NW Fuel Injection. Since we couldn’t get a picture of him, we thought you would enjoy this historical magazine cover.