Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


George Huber III elected president of CEMA

Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association elects new president and board at annual meeting.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
March 11, 2011

George Huber III, vice president, Industrial Kinetics, Inc., Downers Grove, IL, was elected the president of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) at the organization’s recent 78
Annual Meeting in La Quinta, Calif.

Huber becomes head of the North American industry trade group founded in 1933. CEMA currently has 106 member companies.

Other officers elected at the Association’s Annual Meeting:
—Vice President - Ron Arkema, vice president, Van Gorp Corporation, Pella, IA
—Secretary – Warren Chandler, product manager, Stephens-Adamson, Belleville, Ontario, Canada
—Treasurer – Jerry Heathman, sales & marketing manager, Chantland Pulley & Roller Company, Humboldt, IA

Elected to the Board of Directors were:
—Bob Domnick, vice president, 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
—Todd Swinderman, director and chief technology officer, Martin Engineering Company, Neponset, IL

Carryover members are:
—Joe Forte, director, sales, Portec, Inc., Canon City, CO
—Michael Hoehn, president, Automatic Systems Inc., Kansas City, MO
—Jim McKnight, senior vice president, system sales and marketing, Intelligrated, Inc., Mason, OH
—Garry Abraham, general manager/CEO, Screw Conveyor Corporation, Hammond, IN
—Dean Bogner, vice president of sales and marketing, Webster Industries, Inc., Tiffin, OH
—Mike Mitchell, product manager, Stober Drives Inc., Maysville, KY

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Zebra gains instant access to complimentary technologies. But first, it needs to integrate a former partner that is 2-1/2 times its size.

Distribution requirements are changing. Few distribution managers would quibble with that statement. The increase in the demand for mixed cases, mixed cartons, aisle ready pallets and, most importantly, the increase in the volume of e-commerce orders is driving new levels of investment in automation.

MDT works with Mitsubishi Electric to ensure technical competence in providing change management support for Mitsubishi Electric Automation products.

This fully updated 7th edition of the “Belt Conveyors for Bulk Materials”, is a must have source book for end users, designers, engineers, manufacturers and consultants.

While we've been focusing on the warehouse, the next evolution in e-commerce is the last mile delivery and in-store fulfillment. It could be the break brick-and-mortar has been looking for.



© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA