Eriez Announces Appointment of Barry L. Nehls as General Manager-Hydroflow Product Line

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  Nov 4, 2010 — Erie, Pa. — Eriez®, world authority in advanced technology for liquid and solid materials separation applications, announces the appointment of Barry L. Nehls as General Manager- Hydroflow® product line of filtration and fluid recycling equipment. Nehls will oversee all aspects of Eriez’ new Hydroflow line, including marketing and sales.

Eriez recently acquired Maumee, Ohio-based Hydroflow Filtration Systems and SED Fluid Recycling Equipment. Hydroflow and SED products are now being sold under the Eriez brand name.

Nehls, a current patent holder with more than 37 years of experience in the industrial metalworking filtration industry, will remain as General Manager of the Maumee/Toledo-based operations. “Our team is excited about the synergies associated with becoming a part of the Eriez team,” says Nehls. He adds, “Eriez has a great deal of expertise marketing and selling metalworking products, and places tremendous emphasis on product development. We look forward to unveiling our new and improved products to the industry.”

Tim Shuttleworth, Eriez President and CEO, says, “We are thrilled that Barry has agreed to stay on after the acquisition.” He adds, “Barry has a proven ability to effectively lead the Hydroflow sales team and continually move the product line forward by supporting product advancements and sales and marketing efforts.”

According to Shuttleworth, Eriez has retained key Hydroflow employees, who will continue to work in the Maumee/Toledo area. “We are confident that the Hydroflow team, led by Barry, will continue to thrive through their dedication, professionalism and expertise,” says Shuttleworth.

According to Shuttleworth, although many of Nehls’s day-to-day responsibilities will remain the same, he will also take on new challenges in his modified position. “Eriez will utilize our 65 years of expertise in liquid and solid materials separation solutions to improve and advance the Hydroflow line,” says Shuttleworth. He continues, “Barry will play an important role in helping us move the Hydroflow line to the next level.”

Nehls will now report directly to Dan Zimmerman, Eriez Metalworking Market Manager. “I am excited to have Barry and his team now a part of the Eriez family,” says Zimmerman. He adds, “I look forward to working together to bring our new Hydroflow filtration and fluid recycling capabilities to Eriez customers worldwide.”

Hydroflow Filtration Systems and SED Fluid Recycling Equipment provides a complete line of standard and custom filtration and fluid recycling products to the metalworking industry. With their filtration and fluid recycling expertise, experience, technology and innovation, Hydroflow and SED have been industry leaders for more than twenty years. Prior to Eriez’ acquisition, both companies were part of The Andersons, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: ANDE).

For more information, contact Eriez via e-mail at or by phone at (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743).

Eriez is recognized as world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and inspection applications. The company’s magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, x-ray, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through ten international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit or send e-mail to Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506.

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