Since the retirement of *Milton C. Stafford, P.E. in 1994, Paul Bandlow, P.E. serves as Principal. Today, SBE employs a full staff of mechanical and electrical professional engineers as well as supportive staff in computer generated design/drafting concepts, project accounting management, and business development. SBE is dedicated to providing engineering services using our own in-house trained staff. Our engineers are professional and graduate mechanical and electrical engineers with heavy movable structures work experience. We are well versed in all phases of movable bridge engineering, providing our customers with competent points of contact from problem identification to problem resolution. We are proud to hold active professional licenses in 19 states plus Ontario, Newfoundland & Labrador and uphold the highest standards of AASHTO, AREMA, and CAN/CSA in all aspects of our design, rehabilitation, inspection, failure analysis, and testing services.
*Milton C. Stafford retired with over 40 years of mechanical engineering experience in the heavy machinery industry. His long-standing and revered career included employment with Philadelphia Gear Corporation, Earle Gear, Kay-Cee Engineering, and Palmyra Industries. He was supervisor in the development of the Bridge Inspector’s Manual for Movable Bridges for the Federal Highway Administration/Department of Transportation and recipient of the Purple Heart in service to the United States of America during World War II.
Paul M. Bandlow, P.E.
Mr. Bandlow has 30 years’ experience as a Mechanical Engineer. His experience includes design for rehabilitation, new design, inspection, maintenance, balancing, troubleshooting and failure analysis of movable bridge machinery and electrical systems. Early in his career, Mr. Bandlow was employed by Amtrak as Senior Engineer – Structures and Facilities, a position which functioned in a supporting role to various engineering divisions throughout the country primarily related to movable bridges. He then consulted on movable bridge machinery with Milton C. Stafford, P.E. before co-founding Stafford Bandlow Engineering, Inc. in 1992. Currently, Mr. Bandlow’s work is exclusively related to mechanical machinery and electrical systems on movable bridges. Mr. Bandlow has provided engineering services on hundreds of movable bridges of all types nationwide and internationally in Canada and Bermuda.
Education: BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts.
Active memberships: Heavy Movable Structures Inc., ASME, AREMA – Committee 10/ Sub-Committee 4: Structures Maintenance & Construction/Movable Bridges.
Licensed Professional Engineer: CT, FL, MA, MD, MI, MN, NJ, NY, PA, WA