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In memoriam: Richard Ryan

In memoriam: Richard Ryan

Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., President and CEO Richard Ryan died in a motorcycle accident Saturday, Sept. 8. Rich, 59, began his career with Dorner in October 2005. He was appointed President and CEO following the company’s acquisition by Pittsburgh-based Incline Equity Partners. Under Rich’s leadership, the company more than doubled in size and is now known as the industry leader in unit-handling conveyors. Prior to joining Dorner, Rich held several executive management positions at Rockwell Automation in Milwaukee. He is survived by his wife Denise and sons Timothy and Colin.

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