HF Group Names Seevers Managing Director

Harburg-Freudenberger Maschinenbau GmbH (HF Group), Hamburg, Germany, in early July appointed Dr. Jörn Seevers as managing director. Seevers will assume the duties of Günter Simon after his retirement in early 2017.HF GF Dr. Seevers_2016

According to Marketing Manager Nora Grupe, “Seevers joined HF Group in January 2014, where until 2016 he managed the curing press department of HF TireTech Group in Belišće, Croatia. Since the beginning of 2016, he has served on the HF Belišće supervisory board.

“In the coming months, Seevers, along with Jens Beutelspacher and Günter Simon, will be the executive officers of HF TireTech Group and HF Press+LipidTech in Hamburg,” says Grupe.

Early career. Seever began his career in 1999 as a process engineer for Continental Tire AG in Hanover, Germany. In 2004, he was promoted to head of the process and machine development department.

In 2010, Seevers joined Giti Tire in Shanghai, China, where he managed the company’s central technology department and was the technical manager of its machine factory.


Darrell Isbell Passes Away at 64

Darrell W. Isbell, 64, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

He has lived in Richmond Hill the past 25 years, was a member of Savannah Christian Church, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and worked with Lummus Corp. the past 28 years. He loved to walk and spend time with his family. He loved serving others and the Lord.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Anabell Isbell; father, Hugh Olen Isbell; brother, DeWayne Isbell; and father-in-law, Ray Don Newman.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Beverly Isbell; son, Daryn Isbell and wife Jessica of Niceville, Florida; daughter, Dondi Mock and husband Joel of Richmond Hill; four grandsons, Dawson and Landon Isbell and Joshua and Brett Mock; granddaughter, Lawren Isbell; two sisters, Rose Anna Bowman of Centrilla, Washington, and Beatrice Ramsey of Salina, Kansas; two brothers, Mike Isbell of Underhill, Wisconsin, and Patrick Isbell of Riverside, California; several nieces and nephews, extended family and lots of friends.