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Central RED to Host Precision Pulley and Idler’s RJ Van Dyke

Featured: Central RED to Host Precision Pulley and Idler’s RJ Van Dyke

February 29, 2024

The Central RED Society welcomes RJ Van Dyke, a 2006 Central College graduate, as he presents “Precision, Pulley & Idler: What Do They Do!” on Tuesday, March 12.

Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. in the Boat/Moore Rooms, Maytag Student Center, on Central’s campus. The program will begin at noon. The lunch cost is $10.

Van Dyke will explain what PPI does, who their clients are and where they manufacture. The presentation will focus on PPI operations — producing and installing high-performance and innovative conveyor products. It is an employee-owned company.

Van Dyke serves as the organizational development manager for PPI. He joined PPI in 2022.

Central RED (Ready to Engage and Discover) is a volunteer-driven, lifelong learning and social organization with an abiding partnership with Central alumni and friends who wish to share knowledge, talents and experiences.

No affiliation with Central is required to join. For more information, visit central.edu/red or contact Mary Benedict by email at benedictm@central.edu or phone at 641-628-7641.