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Industry News Airplaco Equipment Company Announces New Vice President of Sales Airplaco Equipment Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Ken Segerberg to Vice President of Sales. Segerberg has been with Airplaco for over 10 years as Director of Sales and during this time has been a critical contributor to the continued growth and success of Airplaco. Under his leadership, the Airplaco Sales Team continues to deliver a superior customer Ken Segerberg experience by focusing on customer training, technical support, and overall customer service. More information about Airplaco’s equipment can be viewed on its website: www.airplaco.com. Airplaco Equipment Company Furthers International Expansion Airplaco Equipment Company has established a partnership with Ecotech Emirates (www. ecotecemirates.com) to represent Airplaco products throughout the UAE and the Middle East. Pratish Thomas will serve the role as Independent Sales Representative from Ecotech’s office in UAE. Pratish has over 10 years of experience in distribution of industrial products for various applications. “We are confident that Ecotech will be a vigilant partner for Airplaco in the region,” said Ken Segerberg, Vice President of Sales. “They will work closely with Airplaco to service existing accounts while striving to expand market share throughout the gulf countries for Airplaco’s shotcrete and grouting equipment.” Airplaco is an American manufacturer of construction equipment used in various applications throughout the world. Airplaco offers masonry grout pumps, gunite and shotcrete machines, concrete leveling pumps, and void fill pumps as well as all of the parts, accessories, and finishing tools needed for any job. For over 60 years, Airplaco has built a reputation for quality equipment and superior customer service. They stand behind their equipment and are committed to understanding the demands of their customers. More information about Airplaco’s equipment can be viewed on its website: www.airplaco.com. Chicago Expansion Bolt Celebrates Its 100th Year of Business Chicago Expansion Bolt is celebrating its 100th year of business.   Chicago Expansion Bolt was founded by Ralph S. Pierce in 1916. Pierce is the original patent holder and his company remained in his family until Joseph Gayton purchased the company in 1980. Gayton’s son and daughter-in-law purchased the company from him in 2006. This husband and wife team are also celebrating their 10-year anniversary of owning and operating this company. The Chicago Expansion Bolt is a fastening device that anchors things such as stadium seats and church pews to concrete. Chicago Expansion Bolt manufactures these devices and other products such as the Tumble Toggle bolts and J Hook Bolts in its Schiller Park, IL, facility. The company is very proud of its American-made products. Shotcrete • Fall 2016 55


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