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Noel Bell Elected CEMA President

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Noel Bell was elected president of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association

Noel Bell, president and general manager, MH Handling and Services Div., Martin Sprocket & Gear Inc., was elected president of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) at the organization's 88th annual meeting held via WEBEX conference on March 12-17, 2021.

Founded in 1933 and known as “The Voice of the Conveyor Industry of the Americas”, CEMA is an industry trade group with 140 member companies.

Other officers elected at the association’s annual meeting:

Vice President – Andrew Felter, president & CEO, Webster Industries, Tiffin, OH
Secretary – Johnny Wheat, president, 4B Components Ltd, Morton, IL
Treasurer – Chris Glenn, Director of Engineering, FMH Conveyors LLC, Jonesboro, AK

Elected to the board of directors were:

Andy Blanchard, CEO, Syntron Material Handling LLC, Saltillo, MS
Michael Hoehn, president, Automatic Systems Inc., Kansas City, MO
David Peacock, president, Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc., Jonesboro, AK
Tom Robertson, president, Intellitrak Inc., Fairfield, OH
Mike Shea, V. president-global product management, ABB Motors and Mechanical, Greenville, SC

Current Board members include:

Rich Kosik, president, Itoh Denki USA Inc., Wilkes-Barre, PA
Bill Mecke, president, KWS Manufacturing Co., Burleson, TX
Tamara Thimmel, president, Bryant Products, Ixonia, WI
Dave Zaleski, director, Dematic, Grand Rapids, MI

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