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Jim Johnson Transitions to Director of Manufacturing at KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has recently made personnel moves to continue to strengthen their position as the top quality manufacturer in the solids handling and processing market. Jim Johnson is now the Director of Manufacturing. Jim has spent the past four months as Quality and EHS Manager at KWS. Jim’s extensive experience includes over 18 years at Siemens in the role of Quality Assurance Manager.

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KWS Partners with Material Dynamics Carolinas, Inc.

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has partnered with Material Dynamics Carolinas to provide unmatched quality and service to its customers in a key segment of the southeastern United States.

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KWS Promotes Kevin Turner to Eastern Regional Sales Manager

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has recently promoted Kevin Turner to Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Kevin has been with KWS for over three years in the role of Customer Service Representative (CSR). Kevin is a 2009 graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Distribution.

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Dedication to Employees and Quality Processes has Led to Market Leadership for KWS and a Long List of Repeat Customers

When KWS Manufacturing Co. Ltd. President Bill Mecke is asked about what he is most proud of concerning his company, he thinks about it a little and lands on “something that is somewhat unique”: the way in which KWS treats its people. KWS has the standard company picnics and seasonal parties that most organizations do, but it also has the KWS CARES program. When an employee is facing a crisis or catastrophic event in his or her life, the company’s other employees are allowed to donate their vacation time to the employee in need.

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KWS Promotes Ian Smith to Manager of Engineered Sales

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has recently promoted Ian Smith to Manager of Engineered Sales. Ian has been with KWS for over three years in the role of Regional Sales Manager. Ian is a 2006 graduate of Tuskegee University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University in 2011.

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Engineering Expertise and Exceptional Customer Service Have Helped KWS Come Out on Top

KWS Manufacturing has become a leader in the design and manufacture of conveying equipment for the bulk material-handling industry because of a commitment to providing high-quality equipment and service. Founded in 1972, the company is ISO 9001:2015 certified and strives for high levels of customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.

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KWS Manufacturing Achieves 500 Percent Growth in a Decade

KWS Manufacturing has been a player in the bulk materials handling industry since 1972, primarily focusing on mechanical conveying equipment such as screw conveyors and bucket elevators. The company has always enjoyed a good reputation in the industry, however its status has been elevated in the past decade. Bill Mecke bought the business 11-years ago and during his tenure, KWS Manufacturing has achieved 500 percent growth.

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KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Hires Kent Thomas as Regional Sales Manager

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has recently hired Kent Thomas as Regional Sales Manager. Kent’s extensive experience includes over 15 years in Power Transmission Sales primarily selling gearing, bearings, couplings, and engineered chain for Rexnord and Sumitomo. In addition, after graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in Industrial Distribution, Kent served seven years as an officer in the United States Air Force.

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Jim Johnson – New Quality and EHS Manager

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has recently hired Jim Johnson as Quality and EHS Manager. Jim’s extensive experience includes over 18 years at Siemens in the role of Quality Assurance Manager. Jim’s qualifications include ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and ASQ Certified Quality Auditor. Jim provided leadership on many large construction projects for Siemens in the areas of quality and safety.

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KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Partners with PME Equipment, Inc.

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has partnered with PME Equipment to provide unmatched quality and service to its customers in a key segment of the northeastern United States.

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Screw Conveyor Solutions for Four Problem Applications

One of the workhorses of dry bulk solids handling, the screw conveyor provides enclosed transfer while moving materials horizontally, vertically, or at an incline. The versatile conveyor’s wide range of configurations, components, and construction materials makes it suitable for handling the most problematic materials and application requirements.

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KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Receives ISO 9001:2008 Recertification

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has successfully passed their ISO 9001:2008 recertification audit. The third-party audit by DAS Certification included all phases of operations at KWS, including sales, engineering and manufacturing.

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