OAIMA Hosts Annual Meeting, Trade Show

More than 60 industry service and product providers took part in the event.

Sun December 08, 2013 - Midwest Edition
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(L-R): Columbus Equipment Company's Tim Albright, Jeff Richards, Tim Smith, Norb Huner, and Dean Hatem are joined by Jay Mertz of Deister Machine Co.
(L-R): Columbus Equipment Company's Tim Albright, Jeff Richards, Tim Smith, Norb Huner, and Dean Hatem are joined by Jay Mertz of Deister Machine Co.
(L-R): Columbus Equipment Company's Tim Albright, Jeff Richards, Tim Smith, Norb Huner, and Dean Hatem are joined by Jay Mertz of Deister Machine Co. (L-R): Murphy Tractor & Equipment's Mike Little, Allison Cramer and Robert Allee shared information about John Deere equipment solutions in the aggregates industry. (L-R): Aggregate Processing Incorporated's Bob Harris, Mike Purvis and Scott Kennedy were ready to discuss the company's engineering, fabrication and installation capabilities. (L-R): Ohio CAT's Chris Harris and Kyle Bodkin welcome Martin Cudoc of National Lime & Stone Company along with Ned Herald, also of Ohio CAT. (L-R): Rudd Equipment Company's Josh Poston, J. Kelly Cates, Dave Sizemore, Brian James and Martin McCutcheon discussed their lineup of Volvo equipment. Southeastern Equipment Company's Randy McCabe (L) and Charlie Patterson greet attendees at their booth. Jerry Sammons of Telsmith joins the crew of Hall Industrial Company to lend a helping hand at the show. (L-R): Aggcorp's Sean McIvor and Ken Clemons are joined at their booth by Kirk Sidwell of the McLean Company, Stan Archer of Sidwell Materials and Rob Armbruster of Aggcorp.

Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association’s (OAIMA) held its annual meeting and trade show at the Hilton at Easton in Columbus, Ohio, on Nov. 13 and 14.

OAIMA President Tony Price of National Lime & Stone Company welcomed attendees and provided opening comments during the general session, which was followed by comments from OAIMA Executive Director, Pat Jacomet and Jerry Wray, director Ohio Department of Transportation. Attendees selected from a variety of educational sessions held throughout the two-day event.

The trade show featured table top displays of more than 60 industry service and product providers and manufacturers presenting new equipment, products and services geared toward Ohio’s aggregate industry.

At the close of the first day’s sessions, comedian Greg Hahn entertained both attendees and exhibitors prior to a reception held in the Easton Grand Ballroom and sponsored by the show exhibitors. Major event sponsors included AMI (Aggregate Manufacturing International); Bowser-Morner Testing Labs; Brady, Coyle & Schmidt; Columbus Equipment; Gerken Materials; Lafarge North America; Murphy Tractor & Equipment; Stone Products Inc.; and Watson Gravel Inc.