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Wayne Chappell recognized for 40 years of service

November 14, 2011

wayne-chappelThe entire staff of AIL’s Dorchester, NB Head Office and Manufacturing Facility recently gathered for a surprise luncheon to recognize Wayne Chappell for 40 years of service as a machine operator.

Presentations and well wishes were given in recognition of Wayne's outstanding contribution to the Company's success and AIL President, Kenzie MacPherson, presented Wayne with his 40-Year Service Award. Kenzie (left) and Wayne (right) are shown here at the AIL Dorchester facility.


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Wayne’s expert knowledge of metal forming has played a major role in helping AIL develop new structural plate products over the years. Most recently, he has been instrumental in helping us produce our first project with Ultra•Cor, the world’s strongest structural steel plate. Wayne’s son, Anthony Chappell, also works with AIL as a machine operator and is carrying on the family tradition.

Reached at his Dorchester office, Kenzie MacPherson commented: “AIL has been a big part of our local economy since it was founded, in 1965, and we have grown to become a major global player. It’s been talented and dedicated people like Wayne Chappell that have made the difference.”