Carlton Lindell, who led manufacturing equipment supplier Lamb Technicon in Warren, Mich., during the 1970s and 1980s, died at age 87.
Lindell helped the company become a leading supplier of assembly line machinery, tooling, welding as well as computer-
ized monitoring and diagnostic equipment.
Lindell died Nov. 20 of a heart attack in Detroit, according to the Detroit Free Press.
In 34 years with the supplier, Lindell held positions such as chief engineer, general manager and president.
He retired from Lamb when the company was sold to Litton Industries in 1986.
After retiring, Lindell worked with community organizations including Focus: HOPE in Detroit and the Grosse Pointe Park Community Fund, where he served as president.
Lindell was instrumental in establishing the Lutheran Social Services of Michigan Foundation.
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