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Farm Belt Meets Conveyor Belt in Northeast Arkansas This article is available only in print.

Farm Belt Meets Conveyor Belt in Northeast Arkansas
Gay W. Roach, founder of what became Roach Conveyors, and Tom Loberg, founder of Hytrol Conveyor Co. Inc.

Two of northeast Arkansas' conveyor manufacturers have deep roots in the region's farming tradition, going back a half-century and more.
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