(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.
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.