69 Black Hawk Way Toronto, ON, M2R 3L7

Phone: +1 416 650 9986 Cell: +1 416 476 3796 yanko.velkov@sympatico.ca



Objective: Machinery Designer


         Sound experience in machinery and tools equipment design

         Master of Science in Engineering Machine building technology

         Proficient in AutoCAD, Inventor, Pro/Engineer, Solid Works, 3D Studio Max


2005 Present Machinery Designer

NUSPARK Engineering Inc., Toronto, Canada Packaging, Automation, Custom Machines www.nuspark.com

Automation lines and devices for automotive industry, packaging machines and units

  • Designed tools equipment, die casts, and custom devices

Preparing Bill Of Materials, creating pneumatic and sheet metal bending schemes

Supervising production

3D simulations of the projects


  • Lace Machine automated fitting of windshield seal - conceptual new design of work head
  • Clips Inserting Machines series of six machines for automated insertion and bending of clips on seals rails
  • Manifold Assembly Machine automated assembly of automotive manifolds
  • Top Sealer Packaging line automated module
  • Automated Visual Checking Machine, Grease Applicator, Automated Riveter

The machines have been designed and manufactured for: Pilkington Inc., Collingwood, ON; Rollstamp Inc., Mississauga, ON; Collin & Aikman Inc., Toronto, ON; Great Lake Cheese, NY, USA; Poliwheel Inc, Oakville, ON

2003 2005 Machinery Designer

Kolev Engineering Inc., Toronto, Canada Design and Manufacturing of Roll Forming and Custom Machines, Devices and Units www.kolev.com

  • Designed roll forming machines
  • Concept and design
  • Participated in design of automatic lines
  • Designed tools equipment, die casts and custom devices
  • Prepared Bill of Materials and Job Progressions
  • Supervised production and trained staff

         Created 3D simulations of the projects using 3D Studio Max


  • Automatic technological line for metal doors manufacturing

         Multi-shape roll forming system for window frames

  • Vertical roll forming machine and self propelled coil car
  • Ten passes roll forming machine, eight passes roll mill with curving unit
  • Specialized custom welding unit, Horizontal Cutoff unit

1995 2003 Senior Molding and Die Cast Designer

TEKE Ltd., Plovdiv, Bulgaria Design and Manufacturing of Molding Tools and Die Cast

  • Designed Molding tools
  • Created die casts and progressive dies design
  • Designed specialized tools equipment
  • Made custom units and machines design
  • Supervised production of tools equipment
  • Lead a team of five designers

         Consulted the clients implement tools equipment

More than 100 molding tools. All projects met deadline.

1991 1995 Molding and Die Cast Designer
Balkan Ltd., Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Tools Equipment Factory

         Designed molding tools

         Designed die casts tools

         Designed specialized tools equipment

         Designed custom units


1986 1991 MSc Degree in Engineering

Technical University, Sofia

Major - Machine Building Technology, CNC Programming


Courses completed: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Resistance of plastics, Hydro and pneumatics cylinders, Basic of PLC, Control and diagnostic systems


         Custom Machinery Design

         Molding Tools and Die casts

         NON-Typical solutions in Machinery and Tools Design

         Strong knowledge in Automated Production Lines


1999                                           Guest speaker at faculty "Machine building technology", Technical University, Sofia

Lecture: "Automatic design of gear boxes of milling machines"

1997-2003 Training Technical University students in machine and tools design.

References from PEOs and PhD available upon request