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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.
  • Email –
  • Office- (573) 769-3338 ext. 15
  • Cell- (217) 653-3701

Sam Rueter


Sam Picture 2018.3Sam Rueter started his career at Port Industries in 2005  working in Engineering.   When Sam first started at Port Industries, he worked on both trencher and plow machines.  Around 2012 Sam became the main engineer on the trencher machines and was very hands on in the design of the Tier IV 2520.  In January 2018 Sam decided to move over to the sales team. Sam’s territory covers Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Northeast parts of North and South Dakota.

Email –

Office – (573) 769-3338 ext. 20

Cell (217) 209-4038

Shane Decker


Shane Picture 2018.3

Shane Decker started working at Port Industries in 2007. During his time at Port Industries Shane has worked on both trencher and plow setup and final assembly, as well as in the parts department. In September 2017 Shane decided to join the sales team.  Here he will put his years of knowledge and experience to work for our customers.  Shane’s territory covers the most Northern part of Missouri to Western Iowa, and from Nebraska to the West Coast including parts of North and South Dakota.   

Email –

Office – (573) 769-3338 ext. 27

Cell – (217) 653-3709

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

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.