New Century Engineering and Design



A dedicated team that brings your projects to life on time and under budget

New Century Engineering & Design, located in Midland MI, provides mechanical engineering, design and detailing services essential to pressure vessel/storage tank fabricators and erectors, and commercial and industrial steel fabricators and erectors.

Some helpful facts and information
  • Established in 1995
  • Bonding Capacity: $1,200,000
  • Working Comp. EMR: 0.42
Hours of operation:

8:30am – 5pm EST, Monday-Friday
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

New Century Engineering Management

Get to know our team leaders a little better

Ken Grakauskas
Ken Grakauskas

Ken has his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Saginaw Valley State University and more than 30 years of pressure vessel, mechanical design, and process piping experience. He has been with New Century since its inception and is the general manager of all operations. Ken has his Private Pilot's license and his instrument rating which allows him the satisfaction of helping those in need through the Air Charity Network.

Kal Palmer
Kal Palmer
Mechanical Design Manager

Kal graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He started at New Century in 1998 and worked his way through college while employed here. All of his hard work was rewarded in the summer of 2008 with his promotion to Mechanical Design Manager and leader of the mechanical design team. In his free time he enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and spending time with his young family.

Scott Erskine
Scott Erskine
Structural Steel Detailing Manager

Scott graduated from Delta College with a mechanical engineering technology degree from Delta College in 2001. He started at New Century in 1995 and is the Structural Steel Detailing Manager. Scott has many years of structural steel detailing experience and he leads the structural detailing team. He is president of his neighborhood association and enjoys being part of a snowmobiling association in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Ready to Move Forward?

Feel free to contact us about your needs and we will provide you with cost and delivery dates.


Project Daytona wants to express its appreciation for the extraordinary efforts of yourself and others at New Century Engineering in providing the vessel design expertise to accomplish the work needed for upgrade of several used vessels for use on this project. You have met our challenging schedule, in spite of large scope of work and minimal advance notice to gear up for this work. New Century has proven that it can make the resources available to meet needs of high importance to Dow, and consistently deliver design packages of high quality.”

T.K., The Dow Chemical Company

Get Your Project Started Now!

Give us a call and we would be more than happy to discuss your project needs.