February 25, 2013 – John Blicha was promoted to director of corporate communications for Eriez. Blicha will direct Eriez advertising, literature, trade shows and inquiry management efforts and manage all corporate public relations and promotional activities, including the Eriez website and Global Link employee newsletter.
January 29, 2013 – Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. (KPI-JCI) thanked Dennis Kralicek for more than four decades of service, as he retired on Jan. 4. Kralicek spent his entire career building conveyor undercarriages, along with training five different supervisors over the course of his employment. He is one of 107 employees who have been inducted into Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc.’s Quarter Century Club, which honors employees for 25 years of service, since the club’s inception in 2000.
August 10, 2012 – Mellott Co. promoted three employees to new positions. The company named Brian Bell to the newly created position vice president of Parts and Service. “After a long and thorough search for the right candidate, we have found the best individual right here at home," said Rich Blake, Mellott Co. president, in a presentation to employees. "The Parts and Service business will be instrumental to the continued growth and success of Mellott Co. A united front between parts and service will help facilitate a faster growth curve.”