Rumpke Recycling 2016
Formica laminate on panel
Perfetti Van Melle is a Dutch-Italian confectionary company with operations in thirty-eight countries. In addition to making Airheads candies, they produce Mentos and other candy and gum products. Airheads was first produced in Erlanger in 1985. Perfetti has owned the Erlanger, Kentucky, facility since 2001.
This mosaic depicts Joanna Johnson (left) and Fran Dodson (right) monitoring two large mixing machines that are whipping up taffy before it is sent to a long conveyor that presses and cools the product before packaging. The mixers have a capacity of about 3,000 pounds