Lummus Corporation Names Ben Hinnen as New Chief Executive Officer

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Lummus Corporation, the parent company of System Solution of Kentucky (SSK) and Lummus, announced today that Ben Hinnen is joining the company as CEO, effective March 1, 2018. Hinnen brings tremendous leadership experience to this position, having most recently served as CEO and President of Fives Intralogistics Corp., where he helped transform the company by achieving significant growth and creating sustainable operations.

In 2016, Lummus Corporation acquired System Solutions of Kentucky (SSK), a leading integrator of conveyor and sortation equipment for the postal, parcel, baggage, industrial, and cargo industries.

Lummus is recognized as the world leader in the supply of machinery and replacement parts for the cotton ginning industry. Lummus also manufactures and markets a limited line of equipment for the synthetic fiber industry. A separate division, Carver/Gump, provides processing equipment for the oilseed industry and separations products for the food industry.

Announcing the hire of Hinnen, Lummus Corporation’s chairman, Phil DiIorio, stated on behalf of the Lummus board, “Ben brings a wealth of experience leading diverse businesses, has an outstanding leadership reputation, an entrepreneurial mindset, and the passion to build great businesses, all of which are critical in the evolution and transformation of Lummus and its subsidiaries. Working with Ben, we will continue to drive significant and sustainable growth. Further, we are actively focusing on value-added acquisitions globally.”

Lummus Corporation Announces Acquisition of Systems Solutions of Kentucky

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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Lummus Corporation announced the acquisition of Systems Solutions of Kentucky, a leading turnkey integrator of conveyer and sortation equipment for the letter, parcel, baggage, industrial and cargo related industries.

Founded in 2003, SSK has evolved into a versatile and recognized name in the industry and holds several patents on conveyor equipment. Lummus is the world’s leading supplier of machinery and replacement parts for the cotton ginning industry and will be able to provide SSK fabrication and financial support to address the increased demand of its customers for conveyer and sortation systems. SSK management will remain at the company based in Louisville, KY and work with the Lummus team to continue driving growth.

Lummus Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

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Lummus Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Savannah, GA. (November 25, 2013) – Lummus Corporation announced today that SAI Global Canada Limited has registered the Company as ISO 9001:2008 Certified as of November 13, 2013. ISO certification designates Lummus Corporation as having implemented a quality management system in accordance with ISO Standard 9001:2008. The scope for the certification includes the design, manufacture, sales, and servicing of cotton ginning equipment. Certification registration number CERT-0068588

Since 1999 Lummus has established itself, under the leadership of Steve Marbut, CEO, as a highly respected manufacturing and service-oriented company focused on customer driven solutions. “This certification demonstrates our commitment to providing our customers with the best products and services that outperform our competition,” said Mr. Marbut, “and we strive to continue our leadership in the industry through innovation and by enhancing the world-class quality and breadth of product offerings and service capabilities. We will ensure that we are there for our customers in the future by maintaining our financial strength and by providing challenging and exciting career opportunities
for our associates.”

About ISO 9000
ISO 9000 originated in Europe in response to the growing need for a set of standardized guidelines for quality management and quality assurance. It has been adopted in over 90 countries and is applicable to a wide scope of industries. Its certification is used as a means to identify companies that focus and commit to ensuring the best possible products and services for their customers. This certification is achieved only through a series of rigorous registration audits followed by regular external surveillance audits conducted by certified ISO auditors.