Names & Notes

Cutright named publisher of The Mining Gazette

Randy Cutright, circulation director at the Times-Republican, has been promoted to publisher at The Daily Mining Gazette in Houghton, Mich. Cutright has been circulation director in Marshalltown for the past eight years. The promotion is through the Times-Republican parent company Ogden Newspapers. Houghton, Mich., is located on the Michigan Peninsula on Lake Portage just off of Lake Superior.

Prior to joining The Times-Republican, Cutright was the owner and publisher of Fisher Outlook in Fisher, Ill. He also previously worked at newspapers in Illinois, including Mattoon, Pontiac and Champaign. Cutright and his wife Stephanie are relocating to Michigan but will return to Marshalltown often to see their children and grandchildren.

Emerson certifies Stover Controls to deliver highest level of customer support

Emerson awarded Stover Controls recently with the status of Emerson Impact Partner representing the company’s highest level of customer support. Stover Controls and associated Emerson Impact Partner Network companies will operate as locally-accessible, singular points of contact for leveraging the full breadth of Emerson integrated solutions and expertise.

The 21 current Emerson Impact Partner companies were awarded this status through a rigorous certification process of their facilities, procedures, engineers and local service professionals, as well as a demonstrated ability to support customer process optimization and performance improvement programs. Each partner was assessed in more than 50 certification paths to verify capabilities and compliance to Emerson standards.

Stover Controls is the exclusive sales and service channel in the state of Iowa and portions of Nebraska, Illinois, South Dakota and Missouri for DeltaV control and safety systems and Plantweb digital ecosystem solutions. Emerson Impact Partners also supply and service Fisher, Crosby, Anderson Greenwood, KTM, Keystone and Vanessa valve and pressure management products. To support successful implementation and adoption of these technologies, Stover Controls provides local access to global Emerson engineering services and expertise, as well as critical integrated outage services for the full scope of automation and control assets.

Stover Controls is a locally-owned business with a proven reputation for exceptional customer service, application knowledge, engineering and implementing innovative solutions and 24/7 availability to respond to urgent customer needs. Stover Controls has been in business for 75 years serving the biofuels, power, chemical and fertilizer, food and beverage and mid-stream oil and gas industries. All Emerson Impact Partners have long-term collaborative relationships with Emerson — some spanning over 100 years — and the communities they serve, providing customers with reliable, innovative solutions, services and support.

“We are proud to serve as an Emerson Impact Partner. Emerson’s technology and global reach coupled with the local presence of Stover Controls and the rest of the Emerson Impact Partner Network delivers maximum value to our customers regardless of their location. Our relationship with Emerson goes back 75 years and we are excited about the future as we continue our unrelenting focus on our customers,” said John Dawley, president of Stover Controls.

For more information about Emerson Impact Partners, go to www.Emerson.com/EmersonImpactPartners.

Local truck driver recognized for safety milestone

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — John Redding III, of Marshalltown, has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for 29 years of safe, accident-free driving of a commercial tractor-trailer.

The OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program is sponsored by Shell Rotella and is designed to recognize and reward OOIDA members for their safe, accident-free years while operating a commercial vehicle. Safe driving awards are available to all eligible OOIDA members who qualify based upon the number of years for which the member has operated a commercial vehicle without being involved in a preventable accident.

The Association currently has more than 158,000 members from all 50 states and Canada.

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