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RIEtech Global, LLC (formerly Sagebrush Technology, Inc., est. 1991) is a US veteran-owned small business headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico that designs and manufactures electro-mechanical motion control systems.

RIEtech Global designs, develops and fabricates precision motion control devices for diverse applications in aerospace, medical, wireless communications, security and surveillance, and other industries. The company has a broad range of standard and custom gimbal designs that produce pan and tilt pointing, in stabilized or unstabilized configurations, for payloads such as lasers, antennas, cameras and other sensors. Many RIEtech products utilize our Roto-Lok® drive technology which provides very high stiffness and zero backlash.

Business Objectives:

Partner with System Integrators to offer customized gimbals that support integrated sensor/gimbal products.

Identify opportunities for production of OEM motion control products.

Support National Laboratories, Universities, and R&D Organizations with standard products for sensor development and testing.


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Meet Our Team

Rich Engstrom, President & CEO


Rich has 25+ years of hands-on management experience on complex projects in aerospace, defense, and the commercialization of national lab technology. He is experienced in Fortune 50 environments and back-of-napkin startups, bootstrapped ideas and venture-funded operations, and creating and turning around organizations. During a sabbatical from the technology world, he was on the management team that established the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Before tackling the entrepreneurial world, Rich was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force and managed a portfolio of government satellite survivability research programs as part of the Strategic Defense Initiative.

He has an AAS in Electronics Engineering from Community College of the Air Force, a BSE in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Arizona, and an MBA in Finance from the University of New Mexico.

Rich is passionate about building companies, mentoring young entrepreneurs, cooking, traveling the world, and good wine.


Dave Low, Operations Manager


Dave joined RIEtech Global in 2009 as our CFO. He was promoted to Vice President in January 2014 and still serves as chief financial spokesperson for the organization. Prior to joining our team, Dave spent over 25 years helping various companies manage the challenges of rapid growth, strategic alignment, and profitability. When he’s not busy overseeing the organization and maintaining the bottom line, he enjoys spending time with family, playing guitar, and driving his race car.


David McCreery, Director of Contracts


David has been with the organization since 1999, in the early days of Sagebrush Technology. As the Director of Contracts, David McCreery is responsible for the management of RIEtech’s commercial and government contracts, and export compliance programs. David has over 30 years of engineering experience in design, system integration, program management, and business development. With over 15 years in the motion control industry, his product development experience includes medical, airborne, long-range surveillance, and maritime applications.

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