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Eriez(r) Introduces Orange University(r) Metalworking Demonstration and Training Vehicle

Erie, PA, Oct. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eriez® introduces the Orange University® Metalworking Demonstration and Training Vehicle, a 32-foot Peterbilt diesel rig with a 24-foot equipment showroom. This state-of-the-art truck will travel throughout North America, delivering hands-on training and education to customers and distributors. The first tour will kick-off in early October.

Eriez Orange University Metalworking Training Vehicle


The Orange University Metalworking Demonstration and Training Vehicle is filled with magnetic and vibratory material handling products as well as equipment from the company's HydroFlow® fluid recycling and fluid filtration line. The current layout features SafeHold® Lifting Magnets, Magnetic Conveyors, Vibratory Feeders, Magnetic Finish Mill Unloaders, ProGrade® Magnetic Separators, Magna-Rails® and Magna Rolls, Sump Cleaners, Portable and Tank Side Coalescers, Drum Top Mixers, Belt Skimmers and more.

On-board computer systems, a SMART Board,sound system and Internet capabilities enhance the interactive experience for visitors. With cutting-edge technology at their fingertips, session leaders can show photos and video presentations, customize drawings, pull up brochures and fulfill other customer requests on-demand.

"Our primary objective with the Orange University Metalworking Demonstration and Training Vehicle is to assist customers in finding economical and effective solutions to their material handling, metal contamination and fluid recycling and filtration challenges through demonstrations, workshops and hands-on learning activities offered right in their own parking lots," says Andrew Kloecker, Manager-Metalworking Distributor Sales. "Additionally, we'll be able to bring the truck to visit Eriez distributor sales staff offices to provide continuing education so they are better able to serve their customers in the field."

The Eriez Orange University Program is the umbrella under which Eriez offers free educational resources, tools, testing and training opportunities. In addition to the Metalworking Demonstration and Training Vehicle, Orange University includes the Mobile Training and Education Center for Light Industry and the Eriez Technical Center as well as a wide array of additional online components such as videos, selection/specification calculators, a literature library, newsletters, magnet safety information, articles and more. For more information, visit http://eriez.com/Resources/Index/.

To inquire about scheduling the Orange University Metalworking Demonstration and Training Vehicle for a free visit, contact Eriez.

Eriez is recognized as world authority in separation technologies. The company's magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have applications in the process, metalworking, packaging, plastics, rubber, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through 12 international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit www.eriez.com or send email to eriez@eriez.com. Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506

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CONTACT: Ed Stevens, Stevens Strategic Communications estevens@stevensstrategic.com John Blicha, Eriez jblicha@eriez.com

Source: Eriez