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PRODUCERS - MAY 2017

Graycliff Partners, an independent New York investment firm focusing on middle market private equity transactions, has provided subordinated debt and equity financing to Delaware, Ohio-based Oberfields, a key regional player in concrete masonry and hardscape products, including standard gray and architectural block, segmental retaining walls, pavers, and precast components, plus related accessories. The investment supports the recapitalization of the company, led by President and CEO Bruce Loris, and buyout of another principal, Anderson Group LLC.

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MANUFACTURERS - APRIL 2017

Roger Nielsen has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America plus affiliated companies Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks and Detroit Diesel Corp., effective this month. He succeeds Martin Daum, who has joined the Daimler AG Board of Management, responsible for Trucks and Buses.

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CSHub assembles global cement, concrete group leaders at MIT

Leaders of cement and concrete industry organizations representing 11 countries and regions from around the U.S. met with Massachusetts Institute of Technology-hosted Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) staff earlier this year to discuss research and collaboration supporting cement-based materials and sustainability measures.

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