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of its most popular trailers Alzheimer’s purple to be auctioned online for 10 days during the month of October. Tredit Tire generously donated the wheels and Midwest Industrial Coatings, Inc. donated the custom metallic purple paint for this trailer and cause. One hundred percent of the winning bid will benefi t Act on Alzheimer’s!

The online auction via Ebay (listing # 221892683996) will be “live” from Monday, Oct. 12th Thursday, Oct. 22nd

at 12:00 PM CST until at 12:00 PM CST.

Arrangements to be made for pick up at Felling Trailers’ manufacturing facility or delivery (freight extra). Paynesville Area Living at Home Block Nurse Program and Reaching Out to Seniors Effectively (ROSE) Center is a nonprofi t organization that facilitates Act on Alzheimer’s, a volunteer driven, statewide collaboration preparing Minnesota for the impacts of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Together, we can increase detection and improve care; sustain caregivers; equip communities; identify & invest in promising approaches; and raise awareness & reduce stigma. For more information, visit

About Felling Trailers

Felling Trailers is a family owned and operated Full Line Trailer Manufacturer located in Central Minnesota. Started in 1974 by Mr. Merle J. Felling, Felling Trailers, Inc. has grown from a small shop to a factory and offi ce complex that today covers over 250,000 square feet. Felling Trailers currently manufactures over 4,000 trailers a year ranging from a 3,000 lb utility trailer to a 120,000 lb hydraulic gooseneck trailer, and its standard trailer line includes over 220 models. Felling’s pride and differentiation is its customized trailer division. Its engineers utilize the latest industry leading design techniques, and its experienced metal craftsmen use cutting edge technology to turn its customers’ conceptual trailer needs into a tangible product. Felling Trailers continually researches and implements new technologies to reduce lead-time and increase production in the manufacturing plant. Felling Trailers provides a high quality product that is distributed across North America and internationally. For more information, contact (800) 245- 2809, or visit them on the web at You can also follow them on Twitter (@ FellingTrailers), Facebook (Felling Trailers, Inc.), Instagram, and Pinterest.

MidWest Materials Honored with Family Business Achievement and Women Who Excel Awards

Perry, Ohio— MidWest Materials’ Brian D. Robbins, CEO, Noreen Koppelman- Goldstein, President and Bradley Robbins, Vice President, have been honored by Smart Business Cleveland with the Family Business Achievement Award.

MidWest Materials, founded 63 years ago by Joseph Koppelman and his brother Harry, is now a third generation premier steel service center serving customers across North America. In accepting the award, Noreen Koppelman-Goldstein stated that in addition to being very humbled, she remembers coming into the company offi ces at 105th Street and Superior Avenue in 1952 to stuff envelopes. After graduating law school in 1989 and her parents attending a seminar on “Daughters in Business” she entered the company. She is most proud of MidWest Materials’ giving back to the community and maintaining open communications with both company management and the union.

Brian D. Robbins, who joined the company after a successful law career in New York City nineteen years ago, has led MidiWest Materials to record profi ts in 10 out of the last 11 years since being named CEO. Brian, while accepting the award with his mother and brother, stated that he “never stops being a student.”

Bradley D. Robbins rejoined the company nearly four years ago, moving back from Florida. He has assumed many responsibilities from sales to production in addition to representing the company at many trade groups.

Brian D. Robbins summed the award up best as he is looking to welcome the fourth generation to MidWest Materials one day.

This year, 2015, has been a banner year for Noreen Koppelman-Goldstein who is also the recipient of the Smart Business Women Who Excel Award. This award recognizes individual women for their

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professional achievements. She received the Progressive Woman award given to executives who have risen through the ranks in their career and overcome signifi cant challenges along the way. Noreen has encouraged women to become active in both their communities and companies. This has led many women holding management positions at MidWest Materials.

TBEI Lake Crystal Facility Renews ISO 9001:2008 Certifi cation

Lake Crystal, Minn.— Truck Bodies & Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI) is pleased to announce that their Lake Crystal facility has successfully renewed their ISO 9001:2008 Certifi cation. The Lake Crystal facility is home to TBEI’s corporate offi ces, and manufactures Crysteel® products.

, J-Craft® and Ox® SuperDump

“This certifi cation renewal shows our commitment to retaining an internationally recognized quality management system that benefi ts both our company and our customers.” said Joe Paulsen, TBEI-Lake Crystal General Manager. “We could not have achieved this accomplishment without the focus and dedication of our hard working employees.”

ISO 9001:2008 is a Quality Management certifi cation program, and certifi es companies in over 170 countries. Since 2013, TBEI-Lake Crystal has been certifi ed with a Quality Management system for the design, manufacture, delivery and servicing of dump truck bodies and hoists. This certifi cation also includes the installation of truck bodies onto chassis for military, state & local governments, and private companies.

About TBEI, Inc.

TBEI is a Minnesota based corporation that encompasses fi ve leading manufacturers of dump truck bodies, hoists and truck & trailer equipment. TBEI brands include Crysteel, Rugby® DuraClass®

, J-Craft and Ox Bodies® . Tracks


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