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Bushman Reshapes Company, Changes Name

Bushman Equipment, Butler, Wis., has changed its name to Bushman AvonTec. This move brings the parent company and its two divisions—West Bend Equipment and Avon Engineering—together, reshaping the company as a single supplier for below-the-hook, floor-based, and slit coil packaging equipment for use in a variety of industrial applications.

“This is a strategic move focused on growth and expansion,” said Ralph Deger, owner and president of BushmanAvonTec. “With our combined expertise and resources, we are in a position of strength as a single source provider of custom-engineered material-handling solutions.”

The company also has introduced a new website,


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