HIGH POINT, NC—09/07/07—Vecoplan LLC, the world-wide leader in size reduction technologies, has named Todd Carswell Vice President of Technical Services. Carswell has been with Vecoplan for 10 years and was formerly head of Technical Development were he oversaw the company’s R & D Team. Carswell’s responsibilities, as VP of Technical Services, will expand to include the oversight of all technical aspects of Vecoplan’s continued growth. In addition to leading in the design of new technologies, he will now be in charge of Vecoplan’s Service Department. “As the sheer number of customers, machines and systems that we have in the field has grown, and
Vecoplan, LLC has promoted Mike Wilhoit to the newly created position of Vice President of Operations. Vecoplan is the worldwide leader in size reduction technologies, including shredders, material handling machinery, separation equipment, and complete waste reduction systems. Prior to his promotion Wilhoit was Operations Manager at Vecoplan and oversaw their recently completed building expansion. In his new position Wilhoit will oversee all aspects of manufacturing and daily facilities operations. “Over the last six years Mike has proven his leadership abilities and we’re fortunate to have someone of his caliber in a position to head up our production operations” states Len Beusse, COO at Vecoplan.
ARCHDALE, NC/March 15, 2007—VecoPlan, LLC, a leading manufacturer of industrial shredders and shredding systems used in many industries, today announced it new control panel system simply referred to as the Revision 9A with Human-Machine Interface. “The Rev. 9A is major advancement in shredder controls technology,” states Todd Carswell, Vecoplan’s VP of Technical development. “It was a collaborative effort between Marc Parsons, Vecoplan’s Graphics Director, Allen-Bradley, div. of Rockwell Automation, the large industrial controls manufacturer, and myself,” adds Carswell. “The major advantage on the Rev 9A is the customizable program setting that allows you to adjust program settings to your specific application” adds Mr.
ARCDALE, NC—February 19, 2007—Vecoplan, the worldwide leader in size reduction technology, introduces the new VH18/50 PC industrial shredder. Designed specifically to shred long paper roll cores in the quickest and most efficient manner possible, the VH18/50 PC is horizontally fed and processes paper roll cores up to 7.5” in diameter. According to Chris Hawn, Vecoplan’s Director of Business Development “the VH 18/50 PC is economical to purchase, economical to operate and delivers a very quick ROI”. A 12-foot vibratory in-feed conveyor comes as standard equipment with the VH18/50 PC, and Vecoplan offers a wide variety of other conveyor lengths and styles as options. The
G.F. Puhl Co. Building New Facility GALLATIN, TN—Construction is underway on a new 51,000-square-foot office and manufacturing complex for G.F. Puhl Co. Gregg Puhl, president, states that the new facility will improve manufacturing capacity and capability, and give additional storage space while providing a better work environment for office, technical service and manufacturing staffs. Puhl engineers and manufactures trim collection systems for the printing industry, folding carton corrugated box manufacturers and document destruction companies. The move is expected to be completed in the spring. 10-Color Perfector with Double Coaters Showcased ALLEN, TX—Sheetfed and web offset printer ColorDynamics and Komori America executives hosted
FOR COMMERCIAL printers, some aspects of the overall operation don’t command as much attention in the grand scheme of things. Every business has a pecking order, from the web press that crowds the pressroom to the stapler on the CFO’s desk that insists on spitting out two at the same time. Then there’s the paper recycling system. Some printers don’t have proper capabilities for dealing with trim waste and other dirty scraps. So they have these inelegant, often clunky, systems in place for gathering waste for delivery to a recycling facility. There are two major flaws that result in short-arming your paper recycling habits:
HIGH POINT, NC—01/12/07—Vecoplan, LLC has appointed Kim James to the position of Marketing Communications Director. He will oversee marketing in North, Central and South America for the company’s complete product line. Vecoplan is the worldwide leader in size reduction technologies, including shredders, material handling machinery, separation equipment, and complete waste reduction systems. Prior to joining Vecoplan, James owned and operated The James Group, a business to business advertising agency specializing in industrial marketing. “We’ve worked with Kim for the last ten years,” states Len Beusse, COO of Vecoplan “during that time we’ve experienced phenomenal growth in sales, personnel and capabilities. It
HIGH POINT, NC—1/03/07—Vecoplan, the worldwide leader in size reduction technology, introduces the RG42/40 XL (PV) industrial shredder. Designed specifically for paper and printer waste, the PV features an oversized feed ram augmented with “gripper” teeth that work in conjunction with Vecoplan’s patented low speed high torque cutting rotor to ensure the most efficient processing of waste paper. Perfect for sheet waste, skeleton waste, slab waste, signature waste, or virtually any other type of paper waste, the PV delivers two major benefits for printing plants. First, it processes paper for improved baling. The PV produces consistent paper shred sizes that bale better, tighter and
HIGH POINT, NC—12/21/06—Everette Edwards has joined Vecoplan, LLC as the Mid-West Sales Manager in their Waste Division. Edwards will be responsible for sales to the municipal, industrial and post-consumer waste markets including the printing and document destruction industries. Vecoplan is the world wide leader in size reduction technologies, including shredders, material handling machinery, separation equipment, and complete waste reduction systems. Edwards brings over 25 years of industrial sales experience to his position. “The rapid growth that we’ve experienced, especially in our Waste Division, has made it necessary for us to expand both our facilities and our personnel. We are fortunate to have someone of Everette’s
ULTIMATELY, THE common goal among the manufacturers and suppliers of finishing and bindery equipment at Graph Expo (and any trade show, for that matter) is to place their equipment in as many shops as possible. But, as a commerce vehicle, companies displaying their wares approach the annual Chicago event with different goals in mind. Every year there’s a degree of spin doctoring that takes place in the trade press. A show’s attendance can drop 20 percent as tumbleweeds bounce off stitchers and binders, but some writers will rave about how many of the leads were high quality. Frankly, it’s generally 50/50 or slightly in