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CEMA announces new officers and directors

Warren Chandler of Canada-based Stephens-Adamson elected new president of CEMA.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
March 20, 2013

Warren Chandler, operations manager, Stephens-Adamson, Belleville, Ontario, Canada, was elected president of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) at the organization’s
recent 80th Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.

Chandler becomes head of the North American industry trade group founded in 1933. CEMA currently has 122 member companies.

Other officers elected at the Association’s Annual Meeting:
Vice President - Jerry Heathman, sales & marketing manager, Chantland Pulley & Roller Company, Humboldt, IA
Secretary – Jim McKnight, senior vice president, system sales and marketing, Intelligrated, Inc., Mason, OH
Treasurer – Garry Abraham, general manager/CEO, Screw Conveyor Corporation, Hammond, IN

Elected to the Board of Directors were:
Michael Hoehn, president, Automatic Systems, Inc., Kansas City, MO
Mike Shea, general products manager, ABB Baldor-Dodge, Greenville, SC
Rob Yandrick, product manager, Eriez Magnetics, Erie, PA
Dave Zaleski, manager-distribution and integrator sales, Dematic, Grand Rapids, MI.
George Huber, III, president, Industrial Kinetics, Inc., Downers Grove, IL

Carryover members are:
Bob Domnick, vice president, sales, marketing and engineering, Superior Industries, Morris, MN
Paul Ross, president, Douglas Manufacturing Co., Inc., Pell City, AL
Geoff Normanton, senior vice president technology, Fenner Dunlop, Pittsburgh, PA
Fred Thimmel, president, Bryant Products, Ixonia, WI
Ned Thompson, president & CEO, Prab, Inc., Kalamazoo, MI

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