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GEAPS Exchange 2018 Boasts Record Exhibitors, Fourth Highest Attendance

Published 04/06/2018 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS Exchange 2018 set a record for most exhibitors (452) last week while notching the fourth highest attendance for the conference (2,918). Attendees came from 21 different countries. In addition to the trade show, the event featured nearly 40 hours of education in a variety of formats. GEAPS International President Barb Kraft, Landus Cooperative, Greater […]

GEAPS Honors Chapter Member of Distinction at Exchange 2018

Published 03/28/2018 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS recognized one outstanding individuals with the Chapter Member of Distinction Award during the GEAPS Celebration at at Exchange 2018 in Denver. The awardee was nominated by chapter officers to recognize his outstanding contributions to leadership and service to his chapter over the last year. Reggie White, RNConveyence Company Inc, Mid-Atlantic Chapter

GEAPS Recognizes 50 Year Member at Exchange 2018

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS was thrilled to recognize one member who celebrated 50 consecutive years of membership during GEAPS Exchange 2018 in Denver, Colorado. The honoree received a gold GEAPS pin to commemorate the milestone. Albert  Haskell, Columbia River Chapter

GEAPS Recognizes 40 Year Members at Exchange 2018

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS was thrilled to recognize members who celebrated 40 consecutive years of membership during the GEAPS Exchange 2018 in Denver Colorado. Each member received a bronze GEAPS pin to commemorate the milestone. Robert Antoniak, Thunder Bay Robert Barduson, Minneapolis Chuck Conrad, Greater Iowa Warren Gerdes, Grain Flo Inc, Cornbelt Darrel Nobis, Cornbelt Dale Fehrenbach, Minneapolis […]

GEAPS Honors Top Recruiter at Exchange 2018

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS International Prtesident Barb Kraft, Landus Cooperative, Greater Iowa Chapter and Associates Board President Cheryl Lansink, Comco, Siouxland, recognized GEAPS’ Top Recruiter for 2017 during the President’s Banquet at GEAPS Exchange 2018. Steele Boyd, Riceland Foods Inc, Mid-South Chapter claimed the recruiting crown by enlisting 10 new dues-paying members thispast year. Overall 118 members recruited 168 new members […]

GEAPS Recognizes Two Outstanding Chapters at Exchange 2018

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS honored two outstanding chapters  at GEAPS Exchange 2018, awarding the Outstanding Chapter Award and Chapter Cup. The Outstanding Chapter Award went to the Cornbelt Chapter .The award is given annually by GEAPS’ Membership Committee at the Exchange. Cheryl Lanskink, Comco, Siouxland, Associates Board President and Membership Committee chair, helped evaluate submissions. “Choosing the Outstanding Chapter is […]

GEAPS Honors 25-Year Members at Exchange 2018

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS was pleased to recognize 10 members who each celebrated a quarter century of continuous membership during the GEAPS Exchange 2018 in Denver, Colorado. Each received a silver pin honoring their service to the organization. Robert Heilman, Seaway Paul Crane, Crane Steel Structures Ltd, Canadian Prairies Paul Cole, Frisbie Construction Co Inc, Kansas City Kent […]

GEAPS Recognizes 2017 Credential Earners at Exchange 2018

Published by Tom Sedlacek

The GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Credentialing Program helps grain handling and processing operations professionals build their job skills. A base credential can be earned by completing an organized set of six courses, and each course can be augmented with Specialist Credentials. A Master Credential is awarded to those who complete the Credential in Grain Operations […]

GEAPS/K-State Offer Four Grain Operations Courses in April

Published 03/20/2018 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program.  These online courses run from April 23 – May 25, and registration closes Tuesday, April 17. Courses are open to anyone, even if they are not a GEAPS member or […]

GEAPS, K-State March Courses Feature New Offering on Bin Fires and Smolders, Aeration Systems, Safety and Materials Handling

Published 02/13/2018 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for four courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University in February. These online courses run from March 19 through April 20 and registration closes March 13.  Courses take place completely online, and can be competed at any time over the five weeks of the course. […]