Graybill Machines News

Graybill Machines News

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Honoring Don Nolt

Honoring and remembering Donald S. Nolt who passed away October 24th. Don was a valued employee at Graybill Machines for 38 years, retiring at the age of 82. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Cross-training

Cross-training in action! Ethan and Arley, two of our mechanical engineers are helping in our assembly shop.  Ethan is wiring a control panel and Arley is helping with mechanical assembly.  Both are learning new skills and helping to balance the workload at Graybill Machines.  Thanks for your help Arley and Ethan!  

Core Value “Excellence”

“Excellence” is a core value of Graybill Machines. The robust construction and precision of the base framework done by our fabricators is an integral part of the successful solutions we provide. Graybill’s reputation for providing quality, dependable food processing machines stands on the excellence of our fabricators.

National Aviation Day

It’s National Aviation Day! Meet Steve Lougee, one of Graybill Machines’ skilled machinist.  Steve is also a commercial pilot working toward the goal of flying for a major airline, which requires 1500 flight hours and ATP (air transport pilot) certification.

National Book Lover’s Day!

It’s National Book Lover’s Day! Currently the Graybill Machines Leadership team is reading and discussing this book in their on-going effort to improve their effectiveness and communication skills.

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Employee Appreciation Luncheon

Graybill Machines recently held our mid-summer employee appreciation luncheon.  Owners Curt and Mike gave a big thank you and a mid-year surprise pay increase to everyone for their hard work and dedication.  Our solutions are only possible because of our greatest asset -our employees- Thank you!   Shout out to @Sei’s catering for the…

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New Employees

Graybill Machines is excited to welcome 2 new employees! Ethan Huber is our newest mechanical design engineer.  He is a recent graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.  Ethan worked with GMI during college as an intern. Dan Stoltzfus is our newest CNC machinist.  He recently graduated…

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Property Update

We would like to thank Brunner’s Estate Gardening and Horst Signs for  their great work to update the front of our building.  We added a new sign by the road and updated the entrance door sign.  The new landscaping compliments the front of the building refresh.

National Apple Pie Day

It’s National Apple Pie Day! A great day to celebrate Graybill’s long history in the baking industry.  In the mid 1950’s Graybill designed/built the first piece of pie baking equipment for the Oehme Bakery in Lititz, Pa.  Graybill Machines has come a long way since then…check out our pie machines under our Custom Equipment tab.

National Skilled Trades Day

It is National Skilled Trades Day! A wonderful day for Graybill Machines to celebrate our valued skilled tradesmen. We are very thankful for the highly skilled welders, fabricators, electrical technicians, and machinists that work on our team to help us provide quality custom-built food processing machinery. Watch some of our crew in action! https://youtu.be/vwdpyXcN3DI