Bethke has more than 30 years experience working in the bulk handling industry, including serving as Webb’s manager of bulk material handling in the 1980s. Before rejoining Webb, he was director of Sys-T-Mation for the Roberts Sinto Corp. in Lansing, MI, where he was responsible for the sales, marketing, and project management of conveyor and automation products.
“Scott’s extensive experience will help us as we continue to expand our coal and biomass material handling business,” said Noel Dehne, vice president of Webb’s Bulk Handling Systems. “Additionally, his technical and project management knowledge make him a perfect fit for leading Webb’s bulk handling team.”
Bethke received an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree from Elgin College in Elgin, IL. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds several patents for conveyor equipment.
Jervis B. Webb Co. is a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading developer of innovative material handling technology such as Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs), conveyors, baggage handling systems, bulk handling systems, and Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS). Webb is headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, with manufacturing locations in Harbor Springs and Boyne City, MI, Carlisle, SC, Canada, India, and China. The company was founded in 1919 by Jervis B. Webb who invented the forged rivetless chain conveyor that helped revolutionize mass production. For more information, visit www.jervisbwebb.com.