COLUMBUS — Behlen Mfg. Co. is proud to announce Al Busboom has accepted the position of director of operations. In his new role, he will be responsible for manufacturing, facilities and maintenance oversight for the Columbus manufacturing plant and regional plants.

Al joins Behlen with 34 years of operations experience in manufacturing environments. He has earned a bachelor's degree in industrial management from UNK. Al has had involvement with all facets of manufacturing including production, equipment maintenance, process engineering, quality assurance, equipment design, R&D, IEHS, procurement and cost accounting.

Behlen Mfg. Co. is proud to announce Cody Myers has accepted the position of grain systems engineer. In his new role, he will be assisting with the manufacturing, product support and product development of grain systems.

Cody joins Behlen after just graduating from South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural and biosystems engineering. Cody was also an intern in the ag department in 2015. Cody has additional experience from internships at Kinze Manufacturing Company and Ag Processing Inc.