Roy Link

Aug. 10, 2015 

Roy Link (BS MECH EGR '67, MBA '68) was presented with the Engineering Society of Detroit's highest honor, the Horace H. Rackham Humanitarian Award, during ceremonies in Detroit on June 24. Read more on this prestigious ESD award:

Link is chairman and CEO of Link Engineering and Link Testing Laboratories (

He has been on ESD's awards committee and nominating committee and was treasurer, vice president, and board president. He also is chairman of the board of the Horace H. Rackham Engineering Foundation.

Link is an advisory board member for the MSU College of Engineering, and is a past member of the board of directors of the Original Equipment Manufacturers Association.

Link Engineering is the designer and manufacturer of test systems to simulate actual in-service performance of vehicle components in the laboratory including brakes, transmissions, wheels, tires, clutches, axles and bearings. Headquartered in Plymouth, Mich., Link Engineering has offices located throughout the U.S. including Detroit, Dearborn, Plymouth, Indian River, Ohio, Arizona, and California. International offices are located in Germany, France, China, Korea, Japan, India and Brazil to support international equipment sales and support and execution of both vehicle and laboratory testing services.

Link Test Systems are utilized in a wide array of industries including automotive, aerospace, railway, electric motor, and others. Link systems are a recognized worldwide standard for a variety of international test procedures as well as reproducing actual in-service conditions. Link systems and testing services are utilized by the principal OEM vehicle manufacturers throughout the world and by their supply base.