Global Industries opens research, development center

by World Grain Staff
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GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA, U.S. — Global Industries, Inc. announced on Oct. 1 that it has established a state of the art research and development center in Grand Island, Nebraska, U.S.
The facility highlights products from the company’s portfolio of popular brands, including MFS grain storage and drying silos, Hutchinson and York material handling products, NECO aeration, conditioning and drying products, as well as Brownie and Eclipse support structures. 
“The mission of our new R&D facility is to conduct tests to confirm design integrity, ensure product quality and consistency, to display our various products, to provide training and education for our employees, dealer network and end users, and to enhance our brand recognition,” said Doug Fargo, president and chief financial officer.
The facility is under the direction of Dr. Volkan Kebeli, vice-president of engineering for all divisions within Global Industries, and managed on a daily basis by Robert Weber, the R&D center’s coordinator.