Chuck Martz, president of Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co. in Lexington, Ky., has been named chairman of the ConExpo-Con/Agg 2008 exposition, scheduled
Chuck Martz, president of Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co. in Lexington, Ky., has been named chairman of the ConExpo-Con/Agg 2008 exposition, scheduled for March 11-15, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. ConExpo-Con/Agg is held every three years and will be the year’s largest international gathering for the construction industries, showcasing the latest equipment, products, services and technologies. The five-day exposition will also feature a comprehensive education program including sessions emphasizing industry issues and trends, management and applied technology.
Martz will lead a show-management board of volunteer business executives from both exhibitor and attendee sectors. Among those serving on the ConExpo-Con/Agg 2008 management board are Thomas Baird IV, director of sales and marketing, Conco Cos. of Springfield, Mo.; Thomas Flynn, president of Flynn Ready-Mix Concrete Co., Dubuque, Iowa; Robert Garbini, president, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; Charles Hawkins III, executive vice president, National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, Alexandria, Va.; Jim Russ, senior vice president, Aggregate Industries, Stevensville, Md.; Dennis Slater, president, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; Ron Summers, senior vice president and general manager, California Portland Cement Co., Glendora; Jeffry Swertfeger, director of advertising, McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Dodge Center, Minn.; and, Stephen Thomas, president, Consumers Concrete Corp., Kalamazoo, Mich.