Employee Spotlight: John Vancanneyt
John Vancanneyt never touched a manual transmission until he came to work here at ZBAG several months ago. He is in training as a builder and currently works on Dodge pickup NV5600 and G56 manual transmissions.
Employee spotlight: Travis Husbyn
Meet Travis Husbyn, who builds rear differentials in the shop here at ZBAG. He specializes in 9.25” Dodge and 8.6” GM assemblies.
Travis didn’t start out as a rear differential builder. He started his career with ZBAG nearly ...
ZBAG kayaking trips
Among ZBAG employee perks is the opportunity to go on local kayak trips with co-workers. On a sunny summer day, it feels good to leave the manual transmissions behind and head out for an afternoon of paddling down the Z...
Employee Spotlight: Blake Jacobson
Blake Jacobson took the position of dismantler in ZBAG’s shop in February. He originally trained to tear down transfer cases and clean them up, and recently became a trainer for newly hired dismantlers.
Before joining t...
Employee Spotlight: Kenny Jacobson
Meet Kenny Jacobson, an integral part of the team in ZBAG’s shop who specializes in dismantling transfer cases, although Kenny does take apart other drivetrain component as needed.
Kenny comes from a background that includes ...
Employee Spotlight: Gus Hegge
Gus Hegge joined the team here at ZBAG last October, and under the guidance of experienced builders Adian and Terry, has been training to build the high quality remanufactured front and rear differentials ZBAG is known for.
At the start of his career...
Employee Spotlight: Chris Engel
Chris Engel is a manual transmission builder in the shop here at ZBAG who brings a solid background of mechanical experience with him to the job. Along with his automotive expertise, his past includes some hunting exper...
Employee Spotlight: Derek Olson
Meet Derek Olson, a builder in the shop here at ZBAG for over a year.
“My brother works at ZBAG, and he told me what a great place it is,” Derek recalled. He’d been working construction jobs, beginning with eight or nine years of...
Jeep NSG370 Transmission
The Jeep NSG370, a six-speed manual transmission, is a unit frequently rebuilt and sold by ZBAG. This transmission was introduced in 2004 during the era of Chrysler’s association with Daimler.
The NSG370 was first ins...
Employee Spotlight: Darin Olson
Meet Darin Olson, an energetic and enthusiastic member of the team in the Parts Department at ZBAG for nearly two years.
“We pull parts for orders that come from the sales staff and from builders,” Darin explained...