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Prime Equipment Group adds new engineering resources

July 10, 2014
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To continue its leadership position in innovation and reliability in the manufacturing of poultry processing equipment, Prime Equipment Group is pleased to announce the addition of two new engineering employees to the staff at its Columbus, Ohio, headquarters.

Jeff Wygum brings 30-plus years of design experience to the role of Engineering Designer, while Geoff Moss joins the staff as a recent graduate of Ohio University, where he majored in mechanical engineering.

“Prime has built a strong reputation for implementing well-engineered solutions for poultry processing for more than 20 years, and it’s our R&D and engineering departments in Columbus, Ohio, that are key to that,” said Larry Woodruff, Prime’s Vice President of Operations. “With these additions to our engineering group, we’re adding a wealth of industry experience and resources to the team that creates, evolves and updates a diverse product line that serves nearly all aspects of the poultry production process.”

Jeff is a veteran designer with 30-plus years experience in the design and engineering of industrial equipment. Geoff graduated from Ohio University in 2011 and is looking forward to working closely with Geno Gasbarro and developing new equipment to meet the needs of our industry.

About Prime Equipment Group
Established in early 1993, Prime Equipment Group enjoys an outstanding reputation for quality products and services in the dynamic, highly competitive meat processing industry. Prime Equipment Group’s corporate headquarters and primary manufacturing facilities are located in America’s heartland in Columbus, Ohio with additional manufacturing operations in Gainesville, Georgia. In order to effectively serve our ever-growing international client base, Prime Equipment Group also manages sales and distribution offices in Chapeco, SC, Brazil and Moscow, Russia.

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