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Eriez Expands Staff to Promote its Innovative, New PolyMag(TM) Process

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Eriez Expands Staff to Promote its Innovative, New PolyMag(TM) Process

Press release date: September 7, 2005

Tim Shuttleworth, Eriez President and CEO, announces that John Collins has been appointed Manager-PolyMag. In this position, Collins will direct sales and commercialization efforts for Eriez' patented PolyMag(TM) Process. PolyMag(TM) is Eriez' latest innovation, which utilizes the time-tested method of magnetic separation to reclaim plastic products.

Collins has spent 28 years in the plastics industry, most notably with Premix Inc. in North Kingsville, Ohio where he served in various capacities including sales management, corporate purchasing, product engineering, manufacturing and operations. His most recent position was Vice President, Sales & Marketing with K-D Industries in Erie, PA.

Collins earned his B.A. degree in Economics and History from Denison University with additional education in statistical process control, QS 9000 and ISO 9001, project management and value analysis.

"John is a true expert in the plastics industry and brings a wealth of experience to his new position," said Shuttleworth. "With his knowledge, commitment and passion, John will bring strong leadership to our PolyMag(TM) division."

Eriez is recognized as world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and metal detection applications. The company's magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, recycling, mining, aggregate, and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through nine international facilities located on five continents. For more information, call toll-free in the U.S. and Canada at (888) 300-(ERIEZ) 3743 or (814) 835-6000. For online visitors, download product detail at or send Email to

Contact: Ed Stevens, Stevens Baron Communications

Keith Jones, Eriez


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