Congratulations to Nick and Stephanie Hanson along with Keagan and the addition of their new baby girl Claire Nicole born on July 5th at 10:00 a.m. weighing 7 lbs, 6 oz, 19″ long. What a beautiful addition to the RiteWay Family. She’s perfect.
RiteWay Conveyors would like to welcome Rick Melius as a new addition to our team. Rick joined the RiteWay team as a PC LAN/Specialist on June 13, 2016.
Rick was born in MN and raised in the Hopkins/Minnetonka area where he graduated from Hopkins Eisenhower. He started his college education at the U of M. He received his AA Degree in Electronics at Houston Community College, attended 2 quarters at Trinity Bible Institute, received an AA in Novel CNE at St. Paul Votech, and has completed both MCSE+I and Novel CAN.
Rick stays active in a lot of volunteer work by giving free tech support with the city of Minneapolis Tech Clinics. He also enjoys playing Texas Hold ’em, swimming and riding his 10-speed bike.
RiteWay Conveyors would like to welcome Josh Scanlon as a new addition to our team. Josh joined the RiteWay team as a Welder on June 20, 2016.
Josh graduated from Watertown-Mayer High School then went on the get is welding certificate from Dunwoody Technical College. In his spare time, Josh enjoys hunting and being on the lake.
RiteWay Conveyors would like to congratulate Shrial Baksh, Mike McMahon and Vince Haag on their anniversaries with RiteWay. Shrial is a welder and celebrated 2 years with the company on June 2, Mike McMahon is a Project Manager and celebrated 1 year with the company on June 8 and Vince Haag is also a Project Manager and he celebrated 3 years with the company on June 9.
RiteWay Conveyors would like to welcome Cory Klassen as a new addition to our team. Cory joined the RiteWay team as a Drafter on June 1, 2016.
Cory is an alum of McLeod West High School and served in the Minnesota National Guard as a 62E Heavy Construction Equipment Operator from December 2000 to June 2006.
Cory has been married for 4 years and has 2 stepdaughters and 2 stepsons which are all grown and living on their own. Cory also has 2 grandchildren.
As a non-traditional student, Cory decided to further his education at Ridgewater College in Hutchinson and obtain a Liberal Arts Degree part-time. After having mainly worked physical jobs, a lower back injury forced him to consider a career change. That’s when he decided to pursue Computer Aided Drafting and Design as a full-time student and is set to graduate in June of 2017.
Cory is a member of the McLeod County Sheriff’s Posse, Glencoe Lions Club and volunteers regularly with Crow River Habitat for Humanity and the Salvation Army. He strongly believes in supporting his community.
RiteWay Conveyors would like to welcome Jeremy Schweiss as a new addition to our team. Jeremy joined the RiteWay team as a Welder on May 23, 2016.
Jeremy enjoys hunting, fishing and “pretty much everything that has to do with being outdoors”. He also volunteers some of his free time to his Gopher Campfire in Hutchinson. Jeremy has a daughter named Sophia and says that his immediate goals are to purchase a home in the Hutchinson area and move up here at RiteWay.
RiteWay Conveyors would like to welcome Ethan Fairbanks as a new addition to our team. Ethan joined the RiteWay team in the Fab Department as a laser operator on May 17, 2016.
Ethan was born in Detroit Lakes but has lived in Hutchinson since 2000. He describes himself as a “game nerd” and likes to swim.
RiteWay Conveyors would like to welcome Zach Berg as a new addition to our team. Zach joined the RiteWay team in the Fab Department running various machines on May 17, 2016.
Zach enjoys hunting, fishing and canoeing. He began blacksmithing when he was 9-years old and has been working with metal ever since.
Riteway Conveyors would like to welcome Klyle Blomgren as a new addition to our team. Kyle began working with RiteWay on May 9, 2016 as a Mechanical Engineering Intern.
Kyle is a senior at South Dakota State University-Brookings where he is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Sustainable Energy Systems. His goal is to graduate college and obtain a Mechanical Engineering position so he can apply the engineering concepts he’s learned in school.
Kyle grew up in the small town of Mt. Lake, MN in SW MN where he was involved in cross country, track, band and FFA. When he’s not swamped with his class load in college, he finds himself Frisbee golfing, ice skating, having bonfires, running, playing video games or hanging out with his roommates.
Kyle says he is looking forward to familiarizing himself with RiteWay’s products and processes as well as getting to know his new coworkers.