“Like father, like daughter” might be a fitting description of the leadership behind Allatoona Machinery Company in Acworth, GA.
The company was formed in 1976 by Charlie Willingham, who previously owned Willingham Machinery. Thirty years later, in 2006, he hired his daughter, Marianne Gilliam, to help with the marketing side of the business. When he passed away in 2008, she stepped in to fill his shoes, and the company continues under her leadership today.
Click here to read the full GRAIN JOURNAL CASE STUDY ON ALLATOONA MACHINERY MAY JUNE 2013
In 2007, MaxYield Cooperative was facing the challenge of a bumper crop in the field and a new 160-x-600-foot, 1.4-million-bushel LeMar temporary storage pile at its Belmond, IAelevator (641-444-4004) to fill as cost effectively and efficiently as possible. That meant finding a heavy-duty portable belt conveyor, preferably with a drive-over truck receiving pit.
Don Haverman, construction and equipment coordinator for West Bend, IA-based MaxYield, says coop managers were attracted to a radial stacker recently introduced to the grain industry by Allatoona Machinery Co., Acworth, GA (770-974-4401). The coop found several features of the Allatoona conveyor particularly attractive:
Click here to read the full GRAIN JOURNAL DISCUSSES BUNKER RADIAL STACKER.
In business since 1976, Allatoona Machinery Co. is known throughout the rock and dirt industry as one of the leaders in “high quality, low cost” radial stackers, transfer conveyors and feed hoppers. According to the company, they deliver most conveyors within days of ordering, not weeks, and have the highest satisfaction and approval rating in the industry.
Click here to read the full ROCK PRODUCTS ARTICLE FEB MARCH ISSUE 2013 REPORT