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Barry-Wehmiller Companies

July 15, 2014

Barry-Wehmiller opens office in New Jersey

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group is expanding its Northeast operations with a new office in East Brunswick, NJ.

March 12, 2014

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group opens office in Ohio

The Design Group Columbus office will specialize in process design, process automation, regulatory compliance, control system integration, and other technology services.

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March 05, 2014

Thiele Technologies acquires Symach Palletizers

Symach Palletizers, based in Terneuzen, The Netherlands, supplies end-of-line palletizing and load-securing technology.

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June 28, 2012

Thiele Introduces Econo-Pal Robotic Palletizer

Systems include the robot, end of arm tool, infeed, pallet locators, fence and base plate.

May 02, 2012

Barry Wehmiller expands Dallas office

The Dallas engineering office, originally launched in 2007, will be expanded to accommodate approximately 30 engineers and project managers.

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February 06, 2012

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group opens Office in Chicago

The new office will serve clients in northern Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan.

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October 24, 2011

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group Celebrates 25 Years, 500 Professionals

Design Group began in 1986 with a single office, a handful of engineers and a clear vision: to provide engineering solutions to clients in a manner autonomous and independent from equipment providers. Over the course of the next 25 years, Design Group steadily evolved through selective recruiting, targeted client development, regional office expansion, and strategic acquisitions.

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HayssenSandiacre Celebrates Beginnings of Global Novus Manufacturing Initiative
October 10, 2011

HayssenSandiacre Celebrates Beginnings of Global Novus Manufacturing Initiative

HayssenSandiacre is now manufacturing Novus packing systems at its Duncan, S.C., facility.

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Barry-Wehmiller Design Group Names Three New Partners
September 15, 2011

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group Names Three New Partners

Ron Hefley, Ed Perek and Dan Ryan were promoted to Partner.

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Barry-Wehmiller appoints Dan Jones VP Corporate Development
August 02, 2011

Barry-Wehmiller appoints Dan Jones VP Corporate Development

Jonew prevoiusly was CEO of HayssenSandiacre, a Barry-Wehmiller company specializing in vertical and horizontal flexible packaging equipment solutions

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June 02, 2011

Barry-Wehmiller acquires Cadence Technologies

Cadence Technologies is a process systems integration and engineering firm specializing in services for the beverage and food processing industries.

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FleetwoodGoldcoWyard releases Low Leve lBulk Depalletizer
January 16, 2011

FleetwoodGoldcoWyard releases Low Leve lBulk Depalletizer

Depalletizer automatically removes cans, bottles, and jars from pallets and conveys these containers into production lines.

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October 05, 2010

Hudson-Sharp Machine Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary

In 1910, David Hudson and Alexander Sharp founded the company when they took over the shop and foundry of the Sectional Roll Co. and renamed it The Hudson-Sharp Machine Co.

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Mike May Named Executive VP at HayssenSandiacre
July 01, 2010

Mike May Named Executive VP at HayssenSandiacre

HayssenSandiacre makes horizontal and vertical form fill and seal equipment and support services for the packaging industry.

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FleetwoodGoldcoWyard introduces AMBEC Baseblow Air Conveyor
May 09, 2010

FleetwoodGoldcoWyard introduces AMBEC Baseblow Air Conveyor

Conveyor utilizes air, along with louver patterns in the air deck, to convey a variety of containers, including metal cans, PET bottles, HDPE bottles, caps, pucks, boxes and more.

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Chris Hric Joins BWIR as Business Development Manager
April 12, 2010

Chris Hric Joins BWIR as Business Development Manager

Barry-Wehmiller appointed Chris Hric Business Development Manager for Global Engineering Solutions. An 11-year veteran of the U.S. Army, Hric commanded troops during Operations Desert Shield/Storm.

March 04, 2010

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group opens office near NYC

The office will service consumer products and pharmaceutical clients located in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

January 24, 2010

FleetwoodGoldcoWyard introduces Robotic Tray System

System uses robotic technology to provide a buffering and accumulation system within the can end manufacturing processes.

 Barry-Wehmiller names Simon Lagoe Director of U.K. Operations
January 19, 2010

Barry-Wehmiller names Simon Lagoe Director of U.K. Operations

Lagoe will continue his role as managing director of the Nottingham, U.K., operation of HayssenSandiacre.

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July 18, 2008

BWIR Names Jim Webb Senior Partner

Webb has been instrumental to the firm’s success in marketing its services to third-party customers worldwide.

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June 25, 2008

Barry-Wehmiller opens engineering office in Raleigh, NC

The Raleigh office will provide industrial automation, architectural engineering, process control, software design and other regulatory compliance services.

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May 15, 2008

Barry-Wehmiller opens office in Modesto, CA

The Modesto office is the Design Group's 12th office and the third engineering office opened within the last year.

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May 06, 2008

Jim Meier named Chief Technology Officer at FleetwoodGoldcoWyard

Meier first joined the Barry-Wehmiller organization in 1990 and spent 17 years with Barry-Wehmiller Design Group,.

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April 02, 2008

Thiele Technologies to acquire Nigrelli Systems

Nigrelli Systems is a supplier of high-speed continuous motion packaging and tray handling systems for a diverse array of industries.

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January 07, 2008

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group opens office in Dallas

The office provides industrial automation, process control, software design, architectural engineering and technology services for manufacturing industries.

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October 14, 2007

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group opens office in Indianapolis

The office specializes in industrial automation, process control, software design and regulatory compliance for pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries.

October 10, 2007

Barry-Wehmiller acquires Stanford Products

Stanford Products is a manufacturer of slitting, rewinding and inspection equipment plus shrink sleeve labels for the packaging and converting industries.

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September 19, 2007

Barry-Wehmiller Design names three new partners

Mike Ripper, Sebastian Vega and Kurt Wirth were named Partners in the St. Louis-based engineering consulting firm.

July 06, 2007

Thiele Technologies releases 8255 ServoPro Casepacker

8255 ServoPro uses servo-drive technology to eliminate all drive chains and belts,

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June 08, 2007

Barry-Wehmiller to open office in Raleigh-Durham

Brian Bullock has joined the firm as Director of the Design Group's Raleigh Office.

March 22, 2007

Thiele names Kip Boie VP Sales & Marketing

In this role, Boie will be responsible for providing a strategic vision to the sales and marketing leadership team and will lead the attainment of profitable new machinery revenue growth.

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November 29, 2006

Barry-Wehmiller to acquire Sandiacre Rose Forgrove in UK

Barry-Wehmiller will purchase the assets of Sandiacre Rose Forgrove, a division of Molins PLC. Sandiacre will be integrated with Hayssen Packaging Technologies to form one of the largest flexible packaging equipment providers, with more than $80 million in revenues. Hayssen is a division of Barry-Wehmiller.

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October 25, 2006

Thiele Technologies to acquire assets of Streamfeeder

Thiele Technologies, a manufacturer of high-speed packaging equipment in Minneapolis, announced an agreement to acquire certain assets and the business of Streamfeeder, LLC of Minneapolis. Streamfeeder manufacturers material handling and packaging solutions for printing, converting and warehousing, including feeders, batch counters, accumulators, collators, bulk loaders, wrapping units and integrated systems.

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October 04, 2006

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group Names Two New Partners

Peter Lapins and Darren DeAnda have been promoted to the position of Partner, effective immediately.

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September 27, 2006

Barry-Wehmiller Expands Electrical Control Panel Division

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group plans to expand its Electrical Manufacturing Division to provide advanced control panel solutions. The division, known as ControlTech Automation, operates independently, but it also serves the Design Group and other engineering consulting firms across the U.S.

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August 31, 2006

Mike Herbeck appointed to Director of Project Management at FleetwoodGoldcoWyard

The project management function within FleetwoodGoldcoWyard will change significantly under Herbeck’s direction. The goal is to develop an industry-recognized project team that can add value to the company’s equipment capabilities, improve its execution of larger single business unit and multiple business unit projects, and exceed the expectations of its clients.

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August 01, 2006

Barry-Wehmiller companies exhibiting at Pack Expo

Barry-Wehmiller Company is entering its 120th year as an industry leader in the manufacture of bottle washers and pasteurizers for the beer, beverage, dairy and juice industries worldwide.

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July 10, 2006

Barry-Wehmiller Design Group opens Los Angeles office

The Los Angeles office, located in Cerritos, Calif., will be under the direction of Alan Cheney, Managing Partner of the Design Group’s northern California operation, based near Sacramento.

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June 22, 2006

Automated sorting system for layer pads

The Model LT8 Layer Pad and Top Frame Separator System is a truly unique product design that provides automated sorting at speeds of 10 layer pads per minute.

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