Bettcher Celebrates its 70th anniversary
Bettcher Industries marked its 70th anniversary with a big celebration at the company's headquarters facilities in Birmingham, Ohio. The manufacturer of precision trimmers and other cutting tools for the food processing industry, foodservice establishments, industrial and medical applications has been a major employer in the Northeast Ohio region for decades.
The 70th Anniversary event was held at Bettcher's corporate campus on the afternoon and evening of a weather-perfect Saturday. An open invitation for members of the local community to join employees and their families, Bettcher retirees, business partners and suppliers in the festivities resulted in more than 1,000 people attending the event. Read More:
Larry Bettcher retirement announced
Bettcher Industries completes transition to a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan structure.
October 1, 2014,
Bettcher Industries announced that the company has completed its transition to a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) structure. The transition was finalized through the sale of the remaining shares of company stock owned by the Bettcher family. Concurrent with the 100% ESOP transition, Bettcher Industries reports that Larry Bettcher retired from the company, effectively October 1. 2014 and will now serve as Chairman on the company's board of directors. Don Esch was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Bettcher Industries, who has worked alongside Bettcher for the past 14 years... Read More: