CEMA adds new member

Former Martin Engineering executive launches solo business.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
January 04, 2013 - MMH Editorial

RToddS Engineering, a Florida-based company specializing in the design of conveyor belt systems and specialty components for bulk material handling, is now a member of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA).

Former maintenance foreman, mechanical engineer and executive R. Todd Swinderman started the business in January of 2012, bringing 33 years of experience in solving bulk material handling problems, acquiring technology, and starting foreign subsidiaries across the globe.

Additional capabilities include fugitive material source and control studies; belt cleaning surveys, analysis and recommendations; laboratory testing of conveyor components; conveyor safety and operations training; and the ability to serve as an expert witness for conveyor patent and product liability issues.



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