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Smico/Symons welcomes new Vice President


February 26, 2013
By Aggregates and Roadbuilding

alan_odgersFebruary 26, 2013, Oklahoma City,
Okla.Smico®/Symons®
Screens recently announced Alan Odgers as Vice President of the Oklahoma
City-based manufacturer specializing in custom vibratory screens, feeders,
conveyors and wear parts for the mining, aggregate, processing, milling, oil
drilling, recycling, bulk handling and food processing markets.

alan_odgersFebruary 26, 2013, Oklahoma City,
Okla.Smico®/Symons®
Screens recently announced Alan Odgers as Vice President of the Oklahoma
City-based manufacturer specializing in custom vibratory screens, feeders,
conveyors and wear parts for the mining, aggregate, processing, milling, oil
drilling, recycling, bulk handling and food processing markets. Odgers brings
with him extensive experience with global distribution of construction-related
equipment and managing all areas of sales, marketing, manufacturing and retail
distribution through dealers or direct sales. Beginning his career with Charles
Machine Works in 1987, he rose through a variety of management roles at
Timberjack, Vermeer, Astec Underground and JW Jones Company before joining
Smico/Symons as Vice President. Odgers works closely with the Smico/Symons
management team to help expand sales and distribution of its equipment
globally.

“We are excited to add the talents
of an industry veteran like Alan to our team,” commented Erick Heald, co-owner
of Smico/Symons Screens. “His extensive experience in growing companies within
the markets that we serve, in combination with his international experience,
will add further depth to our capabilities and support our global
initiatives.” 

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Smico/Symons’ manufacturing roots
date back to 1937. Through mergers and acquisitions, including the Symons
Brothers Screen Company in 2009, the company has more than 80 years of history
manufacturing screening equipment in a variety of markets where customized
solutions, wear parts and processing equipment are needed to maximize
production.

“I decided to join Smico/Symons because
it’s a unique opportunity to work with an established leader in the screening
industry,” commented Odgers. “My industry experience and wide range of
responsibilities over several years will help drive continued growth
domestically and internationally.”