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Wessing Re-Elected to AG Sector Board.

Kondex Corporation President Jim Wessing was recently re-elected as a Director of the AG Sector Board of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the North American-based international trade group for the off-road equipment manufacturing industry (agriculture, construction, forestry, mining, and other sectors). Wessing is 1 of 10 appointed executives.
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Lego League to Leaders: Using Robotics to Problem Solve.

Kewaskum Middle School is using the FIRST Lego League competition to help students learn about robotics, and more importantly, global issues. FIRST Lego League is a worldwide organization that holds an annual competition centered around a different theme. This year’s theme, hydro dynamics, challenged students to improve the way people find, transport, use, or dispose of water – including that for drinking, recreation, or commercial/industrial use. Each team was tasked with building and programming a Lego Mindstorm robot, which needed to autonomously traverse a predesigned field, perform tasks, and return to “base” – the starting area on the field. Kewaskum Middle School had 11 students who participated in a regional tournament at Appleton East High School on November 4th.
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Kondex Straw Claw™ Blade Receives Engineering Award.

Each year, the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognizes the most innovative designs in product or system engineering with its AE50 Award. Kondex continues to drive innovation to the agriculture industry, and will soon receive its fourth AE50 Award – this time for its Straw Claw™ Chopper Blades.
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