Sep 06

Agricon announces project manager for North America

Charlotte (NC), USA / Vechta, Germany– Agricon is pleased to announce that Randy Peters has joined the company as a Project Manager for North America.a division of Big Dutchman and the newly-established Big Dutchman brand for turn-key solutions. The division, headquartered in Charlotte (NC), USA, manufactures high-quality agri-housing for poultry and swine producers in over 60 countries worldwide from facilities in China, Europe, and Malaysia.

Randy will be responsible for the execution of projects within quality, time and cost from confirmed order until reception by the client.  Randy Peters will be based in the Des Moines, IA area.

Randy comes from Midwest Livestock Systems, Inc., a supplier of facilities and equipment for the livestock industry. Randy was providing Turn-Key construction and equipment for livestock producers in the Midwest, USA.  During his 2 years with Midwest Livestock Systems, Inc., Randy was the responsible for developing new construction business opportunities for the company in the Poultry, Dairy and Swine industries and project manager.

Prior to Midwest Livestock Systems, Randy came from Henning Construction Company, a provider of construction and construction management services for poultry buildings and livestock facilities throughout the U.S. market.  During his 20 years with Henning Construction, Randy had responsibilities including project design, estimating and project management with an emphasis on facilities for egg laying operations.

Randy attended Iowa State University at Ames, Iowa and graduated with a degree in Construction Engineering.

Agricon belongs to the internationally successful Big Dutchman group. The company is the Big Dutchman brand for turn-key solutions with professional metal buildings that include a double panel for the global agricultural industry. The brand Betco by Agricon results from the takeover of Qingdao Betco by Big Dutchman, the world’s leading equipment supplier for modern pig and poultry production.

Qingdao Betco is one of the leading suppliers of steel structures for livestock, specializing in pig and poultry management worldwide. The company was founded as the Asian branch of Betco, Inc. Qingdao Betco is particularly active in the Asia-Pacific region.