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Eriez honors Robertson Equipment

By Canadian Packaging Staff   

General Eriez Merwin Award Robertson Equipment Sales award

Robertson earns 2011 Merwin Award for sales.

Eriez, a global leader and manufacturer of vibratory, separation and inspection applications‚ has announced that Robertson Equipment of Strongsville, OH has earned its 2011 Merwin Award, presented each year to its most outstanding U.S. field sales office.

With the Eriez global headquarters based in Erie, PA, its 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. The products are manufactured and marketed through 12 international facilities located on six continents.

“There was extremely tough competition in 2011 for the coveted Merwin Award,” says Eriez director of North American sales. “Robertson Equipment had to beat out 27 other finalists—a first for our record-setting team of sales representatives.”

Eriez’ top honor isn’t new to northern Ohio. SECO won the Merwin Award in 2002 and then joined forces with Robertson Equipment in 2007, strengthening Eriez’ business in the territory and assuring continued long-term success and growth.

“Robertson Equipment exceeded their full-year sales goals and did an overall superior job in 2011,” says Eriez vice-president of sales and marketing Charlie Ingram “We are pleased to be able to recognize the exceptional performance of the Robertson sales team through this prestigious award.”

Previous Merwin Award winners include: Dominion-Carolina Sales, 2010; Phenix Equipment, 2009; Adams Brothers, 2008; Phenix Equipment and Magnus Corporation, 2007; Dynequip and Solids Technology, 2006; Morris-Coker, 2005; Chicago District Office, 2004; B&H Industrial Products, 2003; SECO, 2002; Merrifield Company, 2001; Merrifield and Dominion-Carolina Sales, 2000; Industrial Motion Technologies, 1999; Penn Quip, 1998; Jim Ware Co., 1997; Power & Process Technologies, 1996; Chicago District Office and Adams Brothers, 1995; Chicago and Philadelphia District Offices (now Penn Quip) 1994; and Boston District Office (now armac, Inc.), 1993.

For more information, call toll-free 1-888-300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada, or visit or via e-mail at


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