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Volvo Trucks expands customer experience

Through purchase and lease options, Volvo Trucks North America has secured 270 acres adjacent to its Virginia assembly operations and newly built Customer Center. In the near term, the manufacturer will use 49 acres acquired from Pulaski County to extend its 1.1-mile Customer Experience Track. The remaining land will serve future business expansion.

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Three-member management team acquires Sioux Corp.

The Finger family has sold the Sioux Corp. water heating and steam generating equipment business to Sales & Marketing Manager Brad Hyronimus, Production & Purchasing Manager Eric Hansen and Controller Meg Andersen, who as principals have transitioned to the respective roles of president and chief executive officer; vice president of Operations; and, chief financial officer.

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ORGANIZATIONS- FEBRUARY 2018

CTLGroup has appointed Dennis McCann, Ph.D., P.E., vice president and chief operating officer, succeeding Tim Tonyan, who has left the Skokie, Ill., testing and engineering organization. Dr. McCann has been a key member of the leadership team since joining CTLGroup as a principal engineer in 2011, leading efforts in structural performance assessment or monitoring and failure investigation. His technical expertise includes structural dynamics and mechanics, as well as risk and decision analysis.

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MANUFACTURERS - FEBRUARY 2018

Lehigh Cement Co. LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson Inc., has promoted Quentin McGahey from Mitchell, Ind., plant manager to vice president, Cement Operations Northeast, based in Allentown, Pa. Succeeding him in Indiana is Jerry Miller, elevated from assistant plant manager.

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Weaver Precast chief names two new partners in phased ownership transition

Janessa Weaver and Director of Operations Doug Pfautz have joined President and CEO Gary Weaver as partners in Weaver Precast and Superior Walls by Weaver Northeast, an Ephrata, Pa., operator entering its 60th year of business. Through 20 years with Weaver Precast, Pfautz has served in various operational, sales and customer service roles. Janessa Weaver has worked for her father’s company for 10 years, and is transitioning to the role of director of Sales.

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