September 23, 2013



College of Engineering to present Company of the Year honor

By Mary Rankin

AGCO, an American agricultural equipment manufacturer, will be recognized as the 2013 Company of the Year by the College of Engineering at its annual Career Fair Banquet Sept. 24 at the Alumni Center.

A global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery, AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts.

The College of Engineering's Company of the Year recipient is selected annually with the distinction awarded based on exhibited commitment to engineering education, as well as high standards and quality performance in the engineering profession.

Established in 1974, the Company of the Year event is hosted and sponsored by the K-State Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honorary Society.

K-State alumni attending the 2013 Career Fair Banquet as representatives of AGCO include David Disberger, vice president of product engineering, mechanical engineering 1990; Brian Olander, senior project engineer, biological and agricultural engineering 2000; Grant Good, product proving supervisor, agricultural technology management 2007, M.S. agribusiness 2013; and Mike O'Halloran, engineering manager, biological and agricultural engineering 1972.