Mike Almond of Australia has purchased controlling interest in the newly formed company of HALLCO Industries Inc. The innovator of the Live Floor conveyor system Olof Hallstrom and his wife Mary have sold their interests in HALLCO. It all started over 30 years ago when Olof Hallstrom came up with the revolutionary idea of the hydraulic powered Live Floor conveyor system. He then patented this Live Floor technology and the rest is history. He has grown HALLCO Manufacturing Co. over the years to include facilities in North Carolina and Texas as well as two facilities in Tillamook, Oregon. Now after 30 years the time has come to pass the hat to another generation.
Mike Almond owns a transport company B Mountain Industries, located in Newcastle on the East Coast of Australia. Mountain Industries has been involved in trucking and rail operations since 1980. Steve Hallstrom will be serving as President of HALLCO Industries Inc., and Dan Hallstrom as V. P. of Manufacturing. Jack McClave has returned as Chief Financial Officer and Charles Russell has accepted the position as V. P. Sales/Marketing heading up the sales team located in the USA.