Urschel Laboratories today announced Vice President of Operations Rick Urschel has been appointed by the Board of Directors to President /CEO effective today. The company's President/CEO for the last 30 years, Bob Urschel, will reportedly remain actively involved with the company as chairman of the board. Urschel Laboratories, a global leader in food cutting technology, was founded in Valparaiso in 1910, and is one of the few privately held, family run US manufacturing companies. Urschel Laboratories recently acquired approximately 160 acres of land in Chesterton and is in the process of constructing what will become its new manufacturing and global headquarters.
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