Screen Machine celebrates 50 years in business

ohio-trip-june-22-to-24-2016-203by Jon M. Casey

On Thursday, June 23, Screen Machine invited dealers, suppliers, local, state and federal officials, families of employees and other special guests to its 125,000-square-foot facility in Etna, Ohio where attendees celebrated a great American success story, the fiftieth anniversary of the company’s founding.

With nearly 700 guests attending this momentous event, state and local officials paid tribute to the success of this central Ohio family owned business. “Fifty years is a long time,” said Screen Machine President Steve Cohen. “Screen Machine Industries not only survived but prospered through many recessions and wars. A business must adjust to survive.” [Read more…]

A-Jon Construction serves a variety of customers

a-jon-construction-0491by Jon M. Casey

John Schivito, owner of A-Jon Construction of Springfield, PA, along with his sons John, Jr. (23) and Nick (21) have carved out a niche market for his family owned business in the suburban Philadelphia and the Delaware County area. A-Jon Construction, located on Old Marple Road, has operated from this location for more than 28 years. The company has become known for a number of construction products and services that include ready-mix concrete for jobs both large and small, concrete cutting and paving services, asphalt paving material and concrete and asphalt recycling to provide sub-base material for contractors. As Schivito likes to say, “No job is too small!” [Read more…]

YAK MATS leads the way in timber mats for construction

hh-37-timber-mats1by Joe Parzych

Beasley Forest Products of Hazlehurst, GA is home to the largest hardwood sawmill in the United States, producing more than 4,000 MBF of hardwood lumber per week. As a part of that process, Beasley Forest Products provides hardwood mats for a number of industrial uses including construction and utility projects throughout North America. With the ability to produce more than 500 mats per day and with an average inventory of approximately 5,000 mats of various sizes on hand, the company is able to ship mats to anywhere in the continental U.S. within 48 hours of receiving a purchase order. [Read more…]