Author Archives: Mark Adamczyk

Customer Spotlight – Joseph P. Sullivan & Co., Inc.

  In 2015, we chose to maintain our long-standing equipment and technology partnership with Durand-Wayland.  So far, during the first season with the new UltraSort sizer and Ellips’ electronics package, TrueSort, we’re exceeding the goals that we set for the project.  We’ve reduced our labor by 25%, increased our volume per lane by almost three … Continued

Durand-Wayland, Ellips B.V & Elisam S.R.L. Extend Partnership to South America

“LOCAL CHALLENGES, GLOBAL SOLUTIONS” takes another step forward as Durand-Wayland, LaGrange, GA, USA, Ellips B.V., Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and Elisam s.r.l of Budrio di Longiano, Italy, have entered the market together in local partnership with SASA S.A.C. of Santiago, Chile. Over its long history Durand-Wayland have been an active and successful participant in the Chilean … Continued

Durand-Wayland & Miedema Join Forces

“LOCAL CHALLENGES, GLOBAL SOLUTIONS” takes its next step forward as Durand-Wayland and Miedema Landbouwwerktuigenfabriek BV of Winsum, The Netherlands, have agreed in principle to partner in North America. “We were introduced to Miedema by our shared technology partner, Ellips BV,” said Mark Adamczyk, Vice President Business Development & General Manager DWM. “Miedema share our passion … Continued

Happy Holidays!

Entering the holiday season, we want to wish our customers and partners a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah & Happy New Year. As we reflect on a year almost completely in the rearview mirror, Durand-Wayland have undergone a lot of very positive change that we want to share with you . . . a few highlights … Continued

Grading dates.

Had grading dates been this easy ‘back in the day,’ I would have saved a lot of money and not kept looking for the perfect ‘date’ day-after-day, season-after-season and year-after-year . . . and Friday nights (and every other day and night of the year) would have been a lot more consistent. All kidding aside, … Continued

Inside (and outside) an apple.

Yesterday, the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo (we just call it the Great Lakes Expo) wrapped up in Grand Rapids, MI. Unlike last year’s event, exhibitors and attendees enjoyed a relatively temperate climate absent 2013’s bitter cold and snow. Well, at least it was temperate outside because it certainly wasn’t inside, 39°F, … Continued