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Jervis B. Webb Co. Announces New Bulk Handling Team to Support Power Generation Industry

August 24, 2009
Jervis B. Webb Co., a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions, has announced it is expanding its core competency in coal and biomass material handling through its bulk handling team that is dedicated to the power generation industry.

The team is led by Noel Dehne, vice president of bulk handling systems sales, and Dan Klepack, executive director of bulk handling systems engineering. Webb has more than 50 years experience engineering, manufacturing, and installing turnkey systems for power plants including coal, lignite, and limestone handling, as well as ash and waste removal.

“Webb’s bulk handling team has unparalleled experience and includes highly skilled engineers, project managers, and manufacturing executives who have worked in the bulk handling industry for decades,” said Brian Stewart, executive vice president and COO. “Also, as a result of our recent acquisition by Daifuku, we are part a $2 billion company making us uniquely qualified to handle large and complex projects, as well as smaller systems.”

Webb specializes in designing durable bulk handling systems that maximize throughput and efficiency. The company manufactures its own conveyors and has four manufacturing facilities throughout North America.

Webb is also committed to providing systems that help coal-based power plants become more efficient and clean and is experienced in handling fuel for biomass generation systems.

For more information, visit www.jerviswebb.com.