Jeff Smeathers, President of C&M Conveyor, Inc., announced the appointments of three persons:
- George L. Davies, director of mechanical engineering
- Randy Grube, director of field operations
- Chris Cox, automation engineer
“The staff additions are part of a major growth initiative to add capacity in all areas to meet the growing demand for our material handling solutions,” Smeathers said. “We are particularly fortunate in finding these highly qualified people. They bring with them several decades of material handling and corrugated industry experience, which will enhance our ability to serve our customers’ needs.”
Davies, a native of London, England, holds master’s degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration from UK’s University of Bath and University of Leicester. Since 1998, Davies has held senior engineering positions with six firms in the UK, France, Netherlands, and the US. Before joining C&M Conveyor, he served as senior project engineer for Vanderlande Industries, a global material-handling integrator located in Atlanta, GA.
Grube holds two degrees from the University of Kansas–a BS in mechanical engineering and an MBA. Before joining C&M, he was a corporate project manager for six years with Packaging Corporation of America, Lake Forest IL, and production manager and senior project engineer for Smurfit-Stone Container, Chicago, IL.
Cox, a New Orleans native who is fluent in German, earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. Prior to joining C&M, he held key engineering-management positions at companies in Georgia and Kentucky.