A graduate of Penn State University with a degree in mechanical engineering, Sidney began his career with McLanahan Corp. in 1973.

Sidney served in a variety of roles in his 45-plus years at the company, including design engineer, sales engineer, western region sales manager, director of engineering, vice president and executive vice president. He was named president and COO in 2004.

In addition to his contributions to McLanahan, Sidney has regularly been involved with a number of industry associations, including the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, the Society of Mining & Metallurgical Engineers, the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute and the Wyoming Mining Association. He is a ROCKPAC trustee who serves on the Altoona Blair County Development Corp. board of directors and the Penn State Alumni board of directors.

Sidney will remain an active part of McLanahan’s board and other industry trade associations following his retirement at the end of 2018.