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Sales & Service

Port Industries Owners

ownersGerry Korb – Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Shimp – President





Randy Helms

Sales - (Southern)


Randy Helms started his career with Port Industries in 1994 working in fabrication and service. In 1999 he was promoted to Parts and Service Manager. After 11 years of managing our quality service department, Randy decided to join the Port Industries sales team. His knowledge and experience with the Hydramaxx drainage equipment is a huge asset to the company.  Randy’s sales territory covers states east of the Mississippi River including Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Kentucky.

Office- (573) 769-3338 ext. 15

Cell- (217) 653-3701

Steve Schlueter

Sales – (Western)

steveSteve Schlueter started his career with Port Industries in 2004. Before going on the road as a salesman, Steve trained in the shop with production and assembly.
In 2005 Steve started selling new and used drainage equipment for Port Industries. Steve’s sales territory covers states west of the Mississippi River including Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska.

Office- (573) 769-3338 ext. 27

Cell- (217) 653-3709

Wayne Weber

Sales – (Eastern)

Wayne-Weber-head-shot-for-websiteWayne was raised on a dairy farm in Northwest Ohio. In 1979, he took over his father’s farm drainage business.  As the years evolved Wayne expanded by adding sewer and excavating to the business. In 1993 he purchased a Hydramaxx 2400 Wheel Trencher (s.n. 3) from Port Industries.  August 2012 Wayne joined the Port Industries sales staff as the Eastern Sales Representative located in Convoy, OH. His location also serves as a parts distribution center for Port Industries to provide Hydramaxx service and wear parts.

Cell- (217) 440-6343

Josh Neff

Service Manager

joshJosh Neff started working for Port Industries in 1995. He worked in many areas throughout the shop, including parts manufacturing and machine set-up. August of 2010, Josh joined the service department at Port Industries.  He now heads the department. Josh schedules and coordinates our service employees to provide our customers with quality service maintenance for their machines, whether it’s in the field or shop. He provides excellent customer service and helps customers troubleshoot problems over the phone.

Office- (573) 769-3338 ext. 28

Cell- (217)-506-2933

Chance Begley

Service Technician / GPS Specialist

chanceChance Begley started working for Port Industries in 2005. He worked in machine assembly for 1 ½ years and in 2007 joined the service department. In 2010 Port Industries started selling and installing Trimble GPS units. Chance added the installation and support of the Trimble WM-Drain Farm Drainage Solutions in addition to his service tech. duties. He is the Trimble GPS Specialist for Port Industries. He works closely with Trimble to remain current on product knowledge and training, so we are able to provide our customers with the support they need after the initial sale.

Cell: (217)506-2964

Ron Amos

Engineering Manager

ronRon Amos has been the Engineering Manager for Port Industries since 1999.  Ron is the head of the engineering department working with the engineering team on all aspects of Product Design.  During Ron’s tenure Port Industries has introduced the following models: 2450, 2500, 2510, 2700, 2710, 2715, 2800, 3300, 3310, 3610, and VPlow.