Greg Guse


Proven professional to lead YELLOW JACKET® Engineering Division.

BLOOMINGTON, MN – Ritchie Engineering Company, Inc., the leader in service tools for HVAC/R and automotive professionals and manufacturer of YELLOW JACKET® products, announces the hiring of Greg Guse as Director of Engineering.

Greg is responsible for driving product strategy and development, as well as contribute to the marketing and business strategy for the YELLOW JACKET HVAC/R and Automotive Divisions. “We are thrilled to welcome Greg to our team,” said Tom Ritchie, President. “He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in engineering that will serve our customers and brand very well.”

Greg Guse comes to Ritchie Engineering Company with more than 20 years of experience in power generation engineering, including the design of the triple dumping truck and refuse trucks. Most recently, Greg worked as the Mechanical Engineering Manager of the Value Enhancement Team at Alliance Laundry Systems in Ripon, WI.

A Minnesota native, Greg graduated from Minnesota State University in Mankato with a Bachelor of Science in Automotive Engineering & Technology and earned his MBA degree in International Business from Marquette University.


The YELLOW JACKET® brand name is synonymous with the highest quality and most complete line of HVAC/R tools in the industry. The brand’s roots go back to 1946 when Ritchie Engineering Company, Inc., a manufacturers’ representative organization, became a hose manufacturer. With an emphasis on quality and service, Ritchie Engineering, based in Bloomington, Minnesota, trademarked the hose as the YELLOW JACKET® Charging Hose in 1950. Since then, the company has been engineering, manufacturing, and continuously improving the YELLOW JACKET® hose while adding new products to its portfolio. Today, YELLOW JACKET® products are sold worldwide through a network of authorized HVAC&R and automotive wholesalers. For more information, please call (952) 943-1333 or visit our website at